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The Gnomon - Sundial

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« Reply #45 on: June 18, 2009, 08:32:42 pm »








HEMISPHAERIUM



A modern hemisphaerium in Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, South Korea. 3734′43″N 12658′38″E  /  37.578611 , 126.977222 The tip of the pointer serves as the nodus; the height of the nodus-shadow within the bowl gives the time of the year.

Since the picture was taken on 24 November, the sun is low in the sky, and the nodus-shadow higher in the bowl.
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