Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Giant Sundial

Outside UNC's Morehead Planetarium, the giant sundial is over 36-ft. in diameter.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Address:
250 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC
Directions:
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, west of Raleigh St. and south of Franklin St. in front of the planetarium.
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Giant Sundial

Outside the Morehead Planetarium, the giant sundial's gnomon (shadow caster) is almost 24-ft. in length, and the suntile (base) is over 36-ft. in diameter.

[Trevor Whitlock, 12/23/2010]

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