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Sundial 117
State/Province:  Washington Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   47° 39' N Longitude:   122° 9' W
Location:
  • University of Washington Wall of the Physics / Astronomy Building
 
Description:
  • Large vertical dial declining 36? west of south with hour lines, analemmal lines, sunrise and sunset limits, solstice lines. Metal structure mounted slightly away from brick building surface. Gnomon is a ball mounted on a rod emanating from sunburst. Visit the university of Washington web page to see this beautiful dial.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Univ. of Washington
  • Designer: Woodruff Sullivan
  • Builder: