This instrument is clear evidence of the links between the astrolabe and astrology. On one side is an astrolabe for a single latitude, and on the other an astrological volvelle, used to find the positions of planets and other celestial bodies, especially in relation to the traditional astrological houses.
LEGO Sundial Science Experiment plus many other fun hands on science activities for learning about the sun and our solar system for preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade and more (astronomy, homeschool,)
Rome B18 Column Sundial Pedestal Base, Cast Iron with Painted Finish, 28-Inch Height by 9-Inch Width by Rome. $80.01. Made by Rome Industries. 20" overall height. Sundial pedestal base designed for a wide range of Rome sundials. Made from cast iron with painted antique finish. Traditional sundial column makes a solid statement in the garden. 20" height is a good height for placement in a flower bed. Base is 8" diameter. Made from cast iron using the ancient practice of sand ...
Meister Sundial Pendant "Europe's leading precision jewellery maker Meister have created an attractive coin sized pendant with a dual purpose. Opening out into a sundial with integral compass this pendant displays time tradition in light and shadow." narrative from website
Before the invention of clocks, “clockwise” was called “sunwise”
Before clocks were commonplace, the terms "sunwise" and "deasil", "deiseil" and even "deocil" from the Scottish Gaelic language and from the same root as the Latin "dexter" ("right") were used for clockwise. Clocks traditionally follow this sense of... #clock #clockwise #sun #sundial #sunwise