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North American Sundial Society

Seattle  

Sundial: 117
State/Province:  Washington Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 47° 39.161' N  122° 18.678' W
Location:
  • University of Washington Wall of the Physics / Astronomy Building
 
Description:
  • Large vertical dial declining 36? west of south with hour lines, analemmal lines, sunrise and sunset limits, solstice lines. Metal structure mounted slightly away from brick building surface. Gnomon is a ball mounted on a rod emanating from sunburst. Visit the university of Washington web page to see this beautiful dial.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Univ. of Washington
  • Designer: Woodruff Sullivan
  • Builder:
 

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