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Great success at the conference on the Chronograph

Carlos Gonzalez has managed to convey a number of people passion for watches.


The History Museum of Girona ( MHG ) program of scientific activities during the Week of Science and Technology of Catalonia .
Last year we begin a program focused on the world of watches , in a very didactic , Carlos Gonzalez, watchmaker , reveals the basics of clockworks with sonery , used in clocks , desktop and standing . Tools that help us to work out the old cathedral clock that is on permanent display at the museum , with the challenge to make it work again . A hundred people enjoyed these two activities this year have been followed . On Sunday November 17 , the theme centered talk was one of the most common complications and greater beauty that can incorporate : the chronograph .
Previously, he explained the difference between a chronometer and chronograph . This introduction will explore the use of timer in navigation to determine the position of a ship at sea. The quarantine of people who attend, the conference finished were given a handbook which included the work of Gonzalez and breakfast in the cloister of the museum.
On Sunday 24 November , as it did last year , Gonzalez will visit the cathedral clock that displayed the MHG . That will lead us to visit was the original location .



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