Re: The Antikythera Mechanism
Originally Posted by Judd
If you get a chance, watch the video that I've linked ..... it will astound you ..... the permutations of the gearing made by the ancients to allow for the future variations of celestial bodies, including the irregular orbit of the Moon, where the Moon's velocity is higher in its perigee than in its apogee, are incredibly complex .....
This is a schematic of the known gearing:
but much of the original mechanism is missing and other gearing/functions would have been available .....