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Sundial 697
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Point in Space Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° 16.308' N Longitude:   79° 57.702' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence
    76 Sundial Crescent
    Dundas
 
Description:
  • A 38 inch diameter porcelain on steel vertical dial declining 14.73? west of east with a point-in-space or nodus gnomon using a 7/8-inch diameter brass ball nodus. Dial face shows Arabic hour numerals, solstice and equinox seasonal lines and a solar noon mark at 1:19:51 PM. Dial shows DST and is corrected for longitude but no EOT correction is provided. It is not know why the street was named Sundial Crescent but, living there, the owners wanted a sundial.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Private
  • CARPE DIEM
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: John Carmichael
  • Construction Date: 2010
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15