Virtual Sundials and Google SketchUp [BACK]
Jersey, Channel Islands
United Kingdom
Latitude
Longitude
49 deg. 13 min. N
2 deg 08 min. W
Type of Sundial
Declination
Inclination
Vertical Declining
S 37 deg.W
-
Date
Civil Time
Standard Time Zone
Day
Year
Month UTC SummerTime
Hours
Mins.
21
9 2006 +0 hr -1 hr
12:
00 hr
About the Virtual Dial
Eddie French from Jersey has designed a vertical declining dial, declining South 37 degrees West. He used Shadows 2.2.2 and I used SketchUp to make a model and check that the gnomon's shadow is correct before the dial is committed to brass, located and aligned on the wall
If you have Windows Media Player or Quicktime, click to download a video clip of the sundial model and its shadows
vd-jersey.avi ( 1,970Kb)

If you have Google SketchUp, click to download the sundial model

vd-jersey.skp (50Kb)
and see how you can manipulate the model and see the effect of changing day and time.