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Sudbury  

Sundial: 359
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Armillary Sphere Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 46° 28.200' N  80° 59.762' W
Location:
  • Science North, 100 Chemin Ramsey Lake Road
 
Description:
  • A monumental half armillary dial in stainless steel. At one end of 'Polaris Boulevard' which includes Terra, a segment of the globe oriented with Sudbury directly at the top. Celeste is a giant (12.8 meter or 42-foot) stainless steel sundial located at the south end of Polaris Boulevard. It consists of two arches, one which represents the equator in the sky, and one which represents the meridian. A large steel pipe makes up the gnomon of the sundial.
 
General Information:
  • Owner:
  • Designer: Tom Semadeni
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Spring 1994
 
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Last Revised: 2019-08 20:47
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