Accession Number:

ADA470375

Title:

Sundials, Circular of the Bureau of Standards, No. 402

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1933-03-27

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

This circular gives instructions for the construction of a horizontal sundial, with drawings showing the method of laying out the dial. It also gives a table showing the equation of time, some mottos that have been used on sundials, and a bibliography of books on the subject of sundials. It also provides a short introduction on sundials.

Subject Categories:

  • Astronomy
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE