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Sundial 398
State/Province:  Iowa Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Good
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Location:
  • Science Center of Iowa, 4500 Grand Avenue
 
Description:
  • An analemmatic dial of cement with inlaid brass markings for the month. The visitor to the Science Center becomes the gnomon, standing on the appropriate month marker and then casting a shadow to the appointed hour.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Science Center of Iowa
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  • Builder: