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

250 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC
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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