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Syracuse  

Sundial: 382
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Sphere Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 7.898' N  76° 4.916' W
Location:
  • North of Syracuse at entrance to Beacon North office park
 
Description:
  • A 10 foot 2 inch diameter armillary sundial made of black anodized steel. The equatorial band is created by two narrow bands holding in open space 10-inch gold colored Roman numerals to grace each hour from 6am to 6pm. The gnomon is a traditional rod with gold arrow and tail flute. The armillary has arctic and antarctic circles, and a prime vertical that extends only to the horizon circle. The prime meridian has 12 gold flowers spaced every 30 degrees. The dial weighs about 8000 lbs and sits on a small concrete base.

 
General Information:
  • Owner: O'Brien and Gere
  • Designer: Carl Schneider and Timothy Lynch
  • Builder: Kenneth Lynch & Sons
  • Construction Date: 1989
 

Last Revised: 2019-05-21 23:27

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