Sundials Seen from the Sky


This page shows large sundials that can be found on images taken from the sky, such as on Google Earth.

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The obelisk of Concorde, Paris

Latitude: 48° 51' 57" North
Longitude: 2° 19' 16" East

Note: hour lines are emphasized on the image.

Submitted by Joël Robic.

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The butterfly sundial of Reuilly, Paris

Latitude: 48° 50' 33" North
Longitude: 2° 23' 14" East

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Equatorial sundial at the Science museum of La Villette, Paris

Latitude: 48° 53' 44" North
Longitude: 2° 23' 26" East

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Submitted by Joël Robic

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Sundial of Forum des Halles, Paris

Latitude: 48° 51' 47" North
Longitude: 2° 20' 39" East

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Sundial of André Citroën park, Paris

Latitude: 48° 50' 29" North
Longitude: 2° 16' 36" East

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Giant meridian dial, Montbéliard, France

Latitude: 47° 30' 23" North
Longitude: 6° 48' 12" East

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Giant horizontal sundial of Beauregard, Rennes, France

Latitude: 48° 07' 54" North
Longitude: 1° 42' 06" West

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Submitted by Joël Robic

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Analemmatic sundial, Montpellier, France

Latitude: 43° 36' 41" North
Longitude: 3° 52' 11" East

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Gnomonic set of Fontvieille, Monaco

Latitude: 43° 43' 52" North
Longitude: 7° 24' 58" East

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Analemmatic sundial of Westminster, London

Latitude: 51° 29' 56" North
Longitude: 0° 07' 34" West

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Horizontal sundial of the Tower of London

Latitude: 51° 30' 35" North
Longitude: 0° 04' 36" West

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Horizontal sundial in Savena, Bologna, Italy

Latitude: 44° 28' 29" North
Longitude: 11° 23' 37" East

Submitted by Jean-Michel Ansel and M. Forni

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Equatorial sundial at the University of Science and Technology in Hong-kong

Latitude: 22° 20' 13" North
Longitude: 114° 15' 42" East

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Equatorial sundial of the Adler Planetarium, Chicago, USA

Latitude: 41° 52' 00" North
Longitude: 87° 36' 26" West

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Vegetal horizontal sundial, Debrecen, Hungary

Latitude: 47° 32' 03" North
Longitude: 21° 37' 21" East

Submitted by Tulok László

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