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Heber City  

Sundial 47
State/Province:  Utah Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 30.400' N Longitude:   111° 24.867' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence
    56 West 100 South
    Heber City
 
Description:
  • A 10 inch wide, cylindrical-segment equatorial dial 8 inches high, fabricated from a section of large PVC pipe. The dial face is aluminum sheet bonded to the PVC pipe and marked by photochemical engraving with hour lines showing analemmas to correct for EOT; hour lines are corrected for longitude and show both standard and daylight saving Arabic hour numerals. Winter and summer solstices and equinoxes are marked. The gnomon is a pointed brass rod. Instructions for use are included on dial face.

    The dial is mounted atop a 4x4 inch steel post 30 inches high tiled with travertine and marble. This dial demonstrates accuracy of 2-3 minutes year-round.

    This dial is located at a private residence. The owner will allow viewing if prearranged by contact through email at kirknorth3@gmail.com
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Kirk North
  • Hide nothing, for time, which sees and hears all, exposes all. -Sophocles
  • Designer: Dr. Ronald Rinehart
  • Builder: Dr. Ronald Rinehart
  • Construction Date: 8/15/2013
 
References: Web Links:
  • This is a custom-designed sundial produced by Dr. Ronald Rinehart at Scientific Sundials.
    See also the similar Rinehart Dial 776 in St. Louis, Missouri.

Last Revised: 7/26/2014 20:22