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Sun Calendars Slide 10-140: Sun Dagger Lippard, Lucy. Overlay. NY: Pantheon, 1983. p. 76 Some calendars only mark particular times of the year; solstices, equinoxes, like this sun dagger in New Mexico that marks the summer soltice, or the calendar circles like Stonehenge and Castle Rigg. Slide 10-141: Parma Town Hall Calter Photo Other sun calendars give the approximate date by seeing where the noon mark falls on a figure called the Analemma
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Slide 22-01: Sun Disk analemma citation Another sun calendar is located in S. Petronio, Bologna, where a hole in the ceiling of
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Unformatted text preview: the cathedral projects a shaft of sunlight onto this bronze strip on the pavement below which is engraved with the days of the year and signs of the zodiac. Slide 10-143: Meridan Line. S. Petronio, Bologna Calter Photo A more modern and more grim sun calendar is this Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where the tip of the shadow of the rod falls on the names of those who died in the Vietnam war at the current date and time of day. Slide 10-153: Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial Calter Photo...
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