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19th Feb 2008, 10:18   | tags:

Rich says:

so that's what it looks like!

19th Feb 2008, 10:20

what does it mean?

19th Feb 2008, 10:22

martwine says:

It means the time!

19th Feb 2008, 10:25

hildegard says:

It means that for once, someone positioned their gnomon correctly.

19th Feb 2008, 10:25

martwine says:

Yes indeed, following the detailed instructions provided

19th Feb 2008, 10:26

hildegard says:

Is this yours, M? The more I look at it, the more I like it - sundials & weathervanes can tend to the kitsch in design but this is nice.

19th Feb 2008, 10:50

Salome says:

Why is solar noon at one o clock? Or am I misreading?

19th Feb 2008, 10:52

martwine says:

Hilde: Yes, was a wedding present from my Parents. You can get one (and tonnes of sundial info) at Spot-on sundials

Sal - You're reading the arabic numerals which correspond to BST. Roman numerals behind them for GMT!

19th Feb 2008, 11:56

Salome says:

ooooh. I see. Clever.
(cleverer than me, anyway ;)

19th Feb 2008, 13:53

afternoon says:

That's beautiful.

21st Feb 2008, 23:23

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