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Johannes-Kepler-Denkmal

Johannes Kepler Monument

Weil der Stadt 1571 - Regensburg 1630
German astronomer
(Wikipedia)
Fred Pirker
1963

Graz /  Johannes-Kepler-Denkmal   Graz /  Johannes-Kepler-Denkmal

Description

Originally, the monument consisted of a bust on a simple column, erected in 1965. In 1989 two granite plates are added, one with a text on Kepler's Law of the Planets, the other, looking like a circular table, has a graphic representation of the planets.

Inscription(s)

johannes
KEPLER
lehrte in graz
1594 - 1600

Signature

f. pirker

Graz - Johannes-Kepler-Denkmal

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°4'32" E 15°26'39"

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