2015

Volume 22, Number 4, December 2015

  • Sundials for Starters - Calculations For a Winter Solstice        Robert L. Kellogg
  • Quiz: Is This Dialing Scale Universal?    Rolf Wieland
  • Digital Bonus
CalCad (Sundial Calculator) Yvon Masse
La Hire & Picard Fred Sawyer
Schmoyer Sundial Richard Schmoyer
Portland Flyer - Sundial Conference 2016
Registration Form - Sundial Conference 2016
  • Philippe de La Hire & Jean Picard          Fred Sawyer
  • Neolithic Geometry and the Layout of a Garden Sundial           Stephen Luecking
  • Finding Astronomical Quantities Using Vitruvious' Analemma    Orwin Feustel
  • Building A Dual Cylindrical Sundial        John Healey
  • The Dials                                           John Wallace Peach (1918)
  • The Universal Dial of John Marke          Alessandro Gunella
  • Sterne's Distances                              John Collins (1659)
  • The Tove's Nest
  • The Linnaeus Flower Dial                    Stephen Luecking

Volume 22, Number 3, September 2015

  • Sundials for Starters - Seeing Double     Robert L. Kellogg
  • Albert Cushing Crehore (1868-1959)      Fred Sawyer
  • Digital Bonus:
US Patent 794,787 (1905) to Albert Crehore
A Scientific Elucidation of Sun Dials - Albert Crehore
A Reflecting Ceiling Sundial - Jackie Jones
  • A Land Without Time                           Mark Montgomery
  • Sightings... In Legacy Park                   J. Lennart Berggren
  • Some Forgotten Formulas                   Gianni Ferrari
  • A "Living" Floor Sundial                       Siegfried Rasper
  • A Caustic Sundial                                Bert Willard
  • Uses Of Reflecting Dials                       Claude Hartman
  • Equatorial Reflecting Sundials              Gianpiero Casalegno
  • A Polish Sundial in Romania                 Dan Uza
  • The Tove's Nest
  • Indoctrinating the Grandkids

Volume 22, Number 2, June 2015

This is a special issue containing:

  • The Horologia Nova or The New Art of Dialling in Theory and Practice of Benjamin Martin (1704-1782) with selected excerpts from his Institutions of Dialling.
  • Description of two New Instruments for facilitating the practice of Dialling, Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Of the best Methods of drawing a Meridian Line by COncentric Circles, by the Hyperbola, and The Theory of a New Equal Altitude Instrument for that Purpose by Benjamin Martin
  • The Theory and Construction of an Elliptical, Circular, and Diametral Dial, which by Means of a common Horizontal Dial, will find the true Meridian by Benjamin Martin

Volume 22, Number 1, March 2015

  • Sundials for Starters – The Morning And Evening Star - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Digital Bonus
A host of Computable Document Formats to interactively explore the analemma, day and night world clock, equation of time, solar time and more
  • Elongation Of The Sun And Length Of Day - Alessandro Gunella
  • The Sundial - R.S. Gedney (1857)
  • The Plath Sun Compass - Bill Morris & Dan LaPorte
  • Sundial Design Considerations - Don Snyder
  • Sundial In A Picture Frame - Arthur L. Kaufman
  • Inscription For A Sundial - F.E.R. Hastings (1842)
  • Conference Hosting - Mark Montgomery
  • The Tove’s Nest

2014

Volume 21, Number 4, December 2014

  • Sundials for Starters - Bisextile Years And The Analemma - Robert L. Kellogg
  • A “Little Bit Wrong” Method For Horizontal Sundials - Alessandro Gunella
  • A S. American Dial With A N. American Connection - Martin Jenkins
  • Interpreting Sundials - Mark Montgomery
  • Digital Bonus
Orologi Solari
RiflessioneENU (How to Design a Reflection Sundial by means of the Orologi Solari Program) - Casalegno
2014 Conference Retrospective.pdf
Ai Khanum.pptx – Aubert
Quitsato Update.pdf - Conners
Parallelpipeds.ppt – Gunnerson
NASS Interpretation.ppt – Montgomery
Cylinder Sundial Manual.pdf
Sawyer Award Certificate to Robert Kellogg
2015 NASS Conference – Getting to Victoria.pdf
  • The Practical Geometry Of Revolved Surface Gnomons - Stephen Luecking
  • Review: Denis Savoie’s Recherches Sur Les Cadrans Solaires - Fred Sawyer
  • Hollow Sphere And Hollow Cone Sundials - Part 2 - Ortwin Feustel
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Skateboard Dialing

Volume 21, Number 3, September 2014

  • Sundials for Starters- Ancient Alexandria Alignment -  Robert L. Kellogg
  • Uffenbach’s Zeitweiser Published 1598 – Reinhard Folk
  • Still A Method (#11) For The Horizontal Sundial – Alessandro Gunella
  • The Sundial Potter – Potter Craig
  • TriSph: The Gnomonist’s Swiss Army Knife – Yvon Massé
  • Lusby Taylor’s Mean Time Dial – Rolf Wieland
  • Hollow Sphere And Hollow Cone Sundials – Part 1 – Ortwin Feustel
  • Jonas’ Dial – Jacob Abbott (1839)
  • Digital Bonus
TriSph Program – Spherical Triangle Solver - Yvon Massé
Spherical Trigonometry – Daniel A. Murray 1906
US Patent 7,114,262 B2 Andrews  “Sundial with Standard Time Display Oct 3, 2006
  • The Tove’s Nest              

Volume 21, Number 2, June 2014

  • Maeterlinck On Sundials - Maurice Maeterlinck (1906)
  • Sundials for Starters- Outreach - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Wandering-Gnomon Sundial Design - Fred Sawyer
  • The Last Schilt Heliochronometer - Fred Sawyer
  • The Schilt Criterion - Alessandro Gunella
  • A Note On Schilt’s Theorem - Willy Leenders
  • Locating The Schilt Point - Fred Sawyer
  • City Of Sundials - Gisborne Herald
  • Creating Large Curved And Linear Figures On The Ground - Arthur L. Kaufman
  • Digital Bonus
Wandering Gnomon 2013 Conference – Fred Sawyer
Analemmatic Sundial Project 2013 Conference – Robert L. Kellogg
Two Projects 2013 Conference – Bill Gottesman
Duration – Counting the Sunny Hours 2013 Conference – Roger Bailey
  • Sciothericum Telescopicum (excerpt) - William Molyneux (1686)
  • Sundials For Indicating Ultraviolet Exposure - Jeffrey L. Kretsch
  • Declining & Inclining Sundials – An Unusual Approach - Ortwin Feustel
  • The Tove’s Nest              

Volume 21, Number 1, March 2014

  • Sundials for Starters – Concrete Ideas  - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Book Notices… - Fred Sawyer
  • A Beautiful Spiral Dial in Québec - André E. Bouchard
  • New Method Of Setting Sundials – An Improvement - Rolf Wieland
  • A Shepherd’s Azimuth Dial - Frank B. Herty
  • Deducing The Equation Of Time - Thomas R. Hughes, Jr.
  • Some Generalized Analemmatic Sundials - Bernard Rouxel
  • Solar Sculpture Sighting… Near The Oakland Airport - Thomas R. Hughes, Jr.
  • Build A Vertical Declining Dial - Alessandro Gunella
  • Saint Hildevert In England - Fred Sawyer
  • Digital Bonus
Determining the Equation of Time – Hughes
Design and Construction of an Equatorial Dial – McCarthy
My Pilgrimage To Quitsato – GrantMaymont Dial - Woodbury
  • The Tove’s Nest

2013

Volume 20, Number 4, December 2013

  • Sundials for Starters – The Analemma   - Robert L. Kellogg
  • New Method Of Setting Sun-Dials - Time’s Telescope (1824)
  • The Obelisk Of Augustus – Part II  - Paolo Albèri-Auber
  • Sundials From Toroids - Stephen Luecking
  • Some New Bifilar Sundials - Bernard Rouxel
  • Sundial Hunting - Montgomery/McDavid
  • Digital Bonus
Retrospective (Powerpoint) - Bailey
Noon Mark (Powerpoint) - Clark
Devon Dialling Miscellany - Jenkins
Toroid Dials (Powerpoint) – Luecking
Solargraph Update (Powerpoint) – Paque
Mean Time Instruments (Powerpoint) - Parsons
  • A Particular Kind Of Altitude Dial - Alessandro Gunella
  • Inscription For A Sun-Dial - W.C. Harvey (1819)
  • Conical Sundial Of The Archaeological Museum of Athens - Panou, Theodossiou, et al.
  • Holbein’s Clock Salt - Fred Sawyer
  • The Tove’s Nest 
  • A Solargraph – October 24 2012 - Art Paque

Volume 20, Number 3, September 2013

  • Sundials for Starters – New Technology – Robert L. Kellogg
  • Mathematical Analysis Of The Globe Sundial of Prosymna – Ortwin Feustel
  • A NASS Sun Compass Flick Book – Frank King
  • An Analemmatic Sundial Project – Susan Leimbach
  • Love And The Sundial – Thomas Moore (1829)
  • A Parting Wish – Yale Lit (1884)
  • Bainbridge Island Sundial – Sundials.org
  • The Obelisk Of Augustus And Its Meridian Line – Paolo Albèri-Auber
  • When A Sundial Beats The Mechanical Clock – Martins Gills
  • Sightings… An Ailing Analemma           Jeffery Kretsch
  • Digital Bonus
King2013SunCompass.ppt (Power Point File of Frank’s talk at NASS Conference)
King2013SunCompass.pdf (PDF version of Frank’s talk plus script)
King2013NASSat20FB.pdf (flick book of 53 sun compasses for NASS 20th anniversary)
Zipped letter and postscript file to create flick book
Middleton1904letter.pdf (copy of E.C. Middleton’s 1904 letter)
Middleton1913UseofDiallingScales.pdf (Middleton instructions for dialing scales)
Middleton1896SundialsofWarwickshire.pdf (Middleton study of sundials)
US01289837Love.pdf (US Patent to C.D. Love, 1918)
US01396937Love.pdf (US Patent to C.D. Love, 1921)
000033_4.pdf (Fabio Savian’s animated 3D pdf of a conical sundial)
  • C.D. Love’s Roadside Sundials – Fred Sawyer
  • Ephemera: An Offer Of Assistance From E.C. Middleton – Fred Sawyer
  • Horizontal Layout #10 -  Alessandro Gunella
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Love And The Sundial. Duet.    - Thomas Moore (1829) Cover

Volume 20, Number 2, June 2013

  • Sundials for Starters – Dials In The Landscape - Robert L. Kellogg
  • A Trans-Atlantic Sundial from a “Hollandaise Source” – Tony Moss
  • Atmospheric Refraction And Sundials – Gianni Ferrari
  • A Mobile Gnomonic Tool For Android Devices – Gianpiero Casalegno
  • Sister Sundials Reunited In Peoria, Illinois! – James Ludwig
  • Digital Bonus
Daniel Faversham Noon Mark Sundial Layout
King Presentation on Leap Years
Moss Presentation Trans-Atlantic Sundial
NASS Cambridge Registration
  • A Universal Sundial Presented By Johannes Gaupp – Helmut Sonderegger
  • The Sun-Dial – M’Cready Sykes
  • Sightings … In The Desert – Peter Mantarakis
  • Ephemera – A Thank You Letter from William Cowper – Fred Sawyer
  • Horizontal Layout 9 - Alessandro Gunella
  • The Tove’s Nest

Volume 20, Number 1, March 2013

  • Sundials for Starters – Art in Placing The Gnomon - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Non Numero Nisi Serenas - Gertrude Hoey
  • Parallel Time - Peggy Gunnerson
  • A Reflective Reflected Sundial - Silvio Magnani
  • Tracking Elihu Yale’s Sundial - Fred Sawyer
  • Using The Sun To Survey Long Straight Lines - Arthur L. Kaufman
  • Quiz Answer: Nicole’s Meridian - Fred Sawyer
  • Digital Bonus:
Sundial Plaza/Cranmer Park Endangered - Colorado Preservation
An Hours To Sunset Vertical Analemmatic Sundial - Mac Oglesby
Horizontal Layout 8 - Alessandro Gunella
An EOT App For Android Platforms - Don Snyder
  • The Tove's Nest

2012

Volume 19, Number 4, December 2012

  • Sundials for Starters – A Moving Earth - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Quiz Answer: The Houseman’s Trick - Kosmala & Wieland
  • Quiz: Nicole’s Meridian - Fred Sawyer>/li>
  • Two Sundials In Nichephoros - K. Kordosis et al.
  • The Meridian Instrument At Griffith Observatory II - Bohannan & Norris
  • The Shimel-Hyams Sundial - Robert Adzema
  • The Phenomenon Of Sunlight In Rose Windows - Rafael Soler Gayà
  • A Ramp Walking Sundial - Mac Oglesby
  • The Culmination Sundial - Ortwin Feustel
  • Digital Bonus
Sharpen Your Knives Using The Science Of Sundials - Bill Gottesman
Horizontal Layout 7 - Fred Sawyer
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Sawyer Dialing Prize Certificate to Frank King

Volume 19 Number 3, September 2012

  • Sundials for Starters – A Simple Equatorial Dial – Robert L. Kellogg
  • Quiz: The Houseman’s Trick – Kosmala & Wieland
  • The Meridian Instrument at Griffith Observaory – Bohannan & Norris
  • A Compact Indoor Reflection Sundial – Egan & Kellogg
  • An Eclipse Sundial – Bill Gottesman
  • Projected Refraction Sundials with Ambigram – Fred Sawyer
  • The Sphere of Matelica – Alessandro Gunella
  • Horizontal Layout 6 – Fred Sawyer
  • Henry Moore Sundial In Germany – Rolf Wieland
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Digital Bonus – Maps, Sundials in Mallorca, Ambigrams and More

Volume 19 Number 2, June 2012

  • Sundials for Starters – Oldest Dials - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Horizontal Layout 5 - Patrick Powers
  • Sighting… In Saratoga Springs - Martin & Janet Jenkins
  • Geographic Dials - Alessandro Gunella
  • The Sundial (Poem) - Stephen Coleridge
  • Polyhedral Sundials - Donald Snyder
  • NASS at USASEF - Robert Kellogg
  • Shadow Casting And Lines On Spherical Sundials, Pt. 2 - Ortwin Feustel
  • Inca Gnomons - Arthur L. Kaufman
  • Horiz. Instrument, Thomas Spencer & The Sundicator - Tom Kreyche
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Digital Bonus
Cartesius 2011 Sundial Design software - Riccardo Anselmi
Educational Multi-Dial for Schools - Tony Moss
Patent 2,715,273 "Sundicator" - Determining Direction of Astronomical Bodies - Dodd & Spencer

Volume 19 Number 1, March 2012

  • Sundials for Starters – World’s Largest & Smallest – Robert L. Kellogg
  • Canonical and Antique Hours, and St. Benedict – Frans W. Maes
  • Sundial Sightings… At Kalamazoo Nature Center – Mark Montgomery
  • Quiz Answer: The Relocated Equatorial Sundial – Feustel & Wieland
  • A Look at Using a Watch as a Compass – Jeffrey L. Kretsch
  • Daylight Saving Time – C.J. Corliss
  • Two Sundials in Drama, Greece – Theodossiou, et. al.
  • Gnomonic Diversions: A Motorized Sundial – Silvio Magnani
  • The Sundial of Cicero – Massimo Goretti
  • Horizontal Layouts 1-4 – Fred Sawyer
  • The Serendipitous Sundial – Paul Kinion
  • An Equicurvilinear Layout Francis Reymann
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • Digital Bonus:
CadranMulticurv.xls (Francis Reymann)
OudemansCurve.pdf (Fred Sawyer)
Reflsun.exe (Gianni Ferrari)
Reflsun_Manual.pdf (manual for reflection sundials)

2011

Volume 18 Number 4, December 2011

  • Displaced Sundials – Rolf Wieland
  • Quiz Answer: The Fractured Dial Face – Mac Oglesby
  • A Sundial for Rheticus – Helmut Sonderegger
  • Digital Bonus
  • British Sundial Safari to le Mans, France – Jack Aubert
  • Sun City Sundial Re-dedication – John Carmichael
  • A Stained Glass Spot Dial – Mark Montgomery
  • Shadow Casting and Lines on Spherical Sundials – Part 1 – Ortwin Feustel
  • Quiz: The Relocated Equatorial Sundial – Ortwein Feustel
  • How to Build a Geographic Sundial – Gianpero Casalegno
  • Hour and Date Lines on a Round Tower – Rolf Wieland
  • The Equation of Time from Bender’s Big Score (2007)
  • The Tove’s Nest
  • A Fool’s Errand

Volume 18 Number 3, September 2011

  • Sundials for Starte - Video Potpourri – Robert L. Kellogg
  • Further Notes On The Spherical Gnomon Sundial – Hal Brandmaier
  • A Shadow Tubes Model for Spherical Gnomons – Stephen Luecking
  • Quiz Answer: The Shadow of a Pergola – Rolf Wieland
  • Quiz: The Fractured Dial Face – Mac Oglesby
  • Apt Sundial Tour – Roger Bailey
  • Digital Bonus
  • Shadows Cast By a Tilted Circular Disk – Ortwin Feustel
  • The Profile of the Horizon – Gianpiero Casalegno
  • The Oughtred Dial and Scratch Dials – Alessandro Gunella
  • Sundial Sighting… At Indiana University – Mark Montgomery
  • The Tove’s Nest

Volume 18 Number 2, June 2011

  • Sundials for Starters – Penumbral Shadow - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Quiz Answer: Progressive Sunsets – Bill Gottesman
  • Quiz: The Shadow of a Pergola - Rolf Wieland
  • Declination of the Sun (Approximating Formulae) - Herbert O. Ramp
  • Digital Bonus
  • Developing Ozanam's Map Dial Into A Modern Dial - Bill Gottesman
  • Students Construct Sundials - Mac Oglesby
  • Sundial Sighting ... At Butler University - Mark Montgomery
  • The Sundial On The Bridge - C.M. Paine (1905)
  • Ancient Hour Lines: Italic, Babylonian and Unequal Hours - Alessandro Gunella
  • A Panoramic Sundial - L. Ghia & T. Tasselli
  • How Accurate Are Bernhardt Rollers? - Rolf Wieland
  • Solving A Bifilar Sundial Using Vectors - William D. Horst
  • The Tove's Nest

Volume 18 Number 1, March 2011

  • Sundials for Starters – Education - Robert L. Kellogg
  • Quiz: Progressive Sunsets – Bill Gottesman
  • Digital Bonus: Calcad, Geotagging Zarbula, Japan Sundial Society, Porter and Hartness
  • To A Sundial… A Poem – D.F.G. Johnson
  • James Hartness & Russell Porter, Sundials & Sunclocks – Bert Willard
  • Sundials From Two Shadow Points – Yvon Massé
  • The Wistlepig Farm Sundial – Hugh Munro
  • The Japan Sundial Society -  Barry Duell
  • Equation Of Time – Approximating Formulae – Herbert O. Ramp
  • The EoT In Your Poke – Rolf Wieland
  • Geotagging Zarbula’s Sundials – Roger Bailey
  • A Sundial Based On The Archimedean Spiral – Ortwin Feustel
  • Dialing By Projection – Alessandro Gunella
  • A Method For Orienting A Horizontal Plane – Gianni Ferrari
  • Etching Sundials – Malcom Barnfield
  • The Tove’s Nest