Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Calgary  

Sundial: 668
State/Province:  Alberta Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 51° 2.851' N  114° 5.441' W
Location:
  • Calgary Science Center
    701 11th Street West
    Calgary
    Amazement Park, rear of Center
 
Description:
  • An analemmatic dial with 14.8 foot major axis with hour posts and date line of concrete on a grassy playground. Date line includes footprints of cut aluminum.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Calgary Science Center
  • Designer: Roger Bailey, Lorne Perry
  • Builder: Roger Bailey, Lorne Perry
  • Construction Date: 1998
 
References:
  • NASS Conference 1999 presentation, "How Long is My Shadow" by Roger Bailey

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