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Tucson  

Sundial 566
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   32° 22' N Longitude:   111° 04' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Vertical wall above a porch door of private home in Tucson
 
Description:
  • A vertical 44x92 inch dial declining 4.53? east of south painted on the rough textured stucco wall of a private home. The 2x4 inch tall conical horizontal gnomon is gold plated brass. The dial face is hand painted with elastomeric acrylic exterior house paint. The horizontal conical gnomon optimizes the nodus shadow at the location low latitude to show time and date. Dial face shows date/declination lines, solar noon mark and hour, 1/2-hour and 15 minute lines. To arrange viewing, contact owner Christina McVie.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Christina McVie; contact phone 520-744-093; email cmcvie@desertwatch.org
  • AM, PM, latitude and longitude.
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: John Carmichael
  • Construction Date: 6-Jun
 
 
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