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Miami  

Sundial 573
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   25° 47' N Longitude:   80° 11' W
Location:
  • Miami's Children's Museum
    9890 Mac Arthur Causeway
    Miami, Florida
 
Description:
  • A 16 foot diameter analemmatic dial of broken mosaic tiles. The numerals, months and lines are made with broken colored tiles. The major axis is 10 feet. A movable vertical gnomon is available for increased reading accuracy but a standing child is the usual gnomon. The colored number tiles are white for DST and black for ST.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Miami Children's Museum
  • Designer: Michael Neufelt
  • Builder: Michael Neufeld with Carlos Alves (artist)
  • Construction Date: April, 2006