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Windsor  

Sundial 211
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Good
Latitude:   41° 51' N Longitude:   72° 38' W
Location:
  • Loomis Chaffee School
    Batchelder Rd. at Island Rd.
    On SW corner of Rockefeller Quadrangle.
 
Description:
  • Equatorial dial about 5 ft. diameter made of brass and stainless steel The analemma is incorporated into the gnomon compensating for equation of time. Equatorial ring is rotated to compensate for difference in longitude to time zone. Designed and built by Physics/Astor Dept, University of Calgary, Alberta Canada. Dial sits atop a stone plinth marked with Keller's laws.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Loomis Chaffee School
  • Designer: Physics/Astro Dept, University of Calgary, Alberta Canada
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1991