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Sundial 471
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Good
Latitude:   28° 23' N Longitude:   80° 44' W
Location:
  • Planetarium (Bldg. 19) of the Brevard Community College campus
 
Description:
  • This is a simple equatorial dial 58 inches wide and 49.5 inches high. Because of the low latitude, the 6 inch wide equatorial band has Roman hour markings only from 7am to 5 pm. The gnomon is a thin, unadorned rod. The dial base is a square box with canted top to the Florida latitude, supporting the equatorial cross members.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Brevard Community College
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