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Sundial 465
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   32° 30' N Longitude:   111° W
Location:
  • On the north side of Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona
 
Description:
  • A simple square horizontal dial 20 x 20 inches carved in a 3 inch block of granite with a bronze gnomon. The dial has hour lines from 6am to 6pm for local solar time. No graph or table for longitude and Equation of Time corrections. Dial sits atop a 3 foot square pedestal.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: University of Arizona
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