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What cannot be turned into a sundial? I believe this was taken in the Southern Hemisphere and the purpose of this contraption was to follow a planetary transit.

What cannot be turned into a sundial? I believe this was taken in the Southern Hemisphere and the purpose of this contraption was to follow a planetary transit.

Interesting design: It appears to be an equatorial dial somewhere in the Southern hemisphere not too far from the equator, However, the face seems vertical and not at right angle to the gnomon. I would love a closer look or more photos!

Interesting design: It appears to be an equatorial dial somewhere in the Southern hemisphere not too far from the equator, However, the face seems vertical and not at right angle to the gnomon. I would love a closer look or more photos!

Lost at sea - Ox Brass compass sundial necklace

Lost at sea - Ox Brass compass sundial necklace with antique pocket watch key

Exceedingly complex modern portable sundial with numerous corrections.  http://www.horussundials.com/images/index/as0279.jpgl

Horus Sundials Home - Adjustable to set for specific latitude and time zone. Sundials must be calibrated to location to actually keep time.

Angel with sundial ~ Chartres cathedral ( France)

Medieval angel sculpture - Stock Photo from the largest library of royalty-free images, only at Shutterstock.

Stone wall sundial

Hand crafted highly accurate wall sundials in enamel, slate, stone, lead glass or mosaic.

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