Richmond Hill  

Sundial: 1063
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 51.738' N  79° 25.363' W
  • Located in The David Dunlap Observatory Park property that has been designated under the Ontario Heritage Act. Short walk from the parking lot.
  • Weathered Bronze/Copper horizontal dial approx. 18 inches (47cm) square. Hour lines in a square chapter ring extends from 4:30am to 7:30pm in 10 minute intervals, including a noon-gap for the width of the gnomon. Hour marks are in Arabic numerals. At the center is a simple compass rose pointing to the four cardinal points. On the southern portion of the dial beneath the gnomon's foot is a table for Equation of Time correction including longitude correction to provide Civil Time.
General Information:
  • Owner: Richmond Hill David Dunlap Observatory (RHDDO)
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  • Construction Date: 1935
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Last Revised: 2022-06-27 13:02