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In this model, the gnomon which casts a shadow, whose main characteristics are: first, the axis is parallel to the ground, secondly that is contained in the meridian plane of the place and finally forming with the horizontal plane an angle equal to the latitude. The Equatorial Sundial is the simplest of all sundials, can be made without mathematical calculations and used in any latitude, has the hours lines equally spaced intervals of 15 ° around the gnomon. The equatorial dial shows the Earth situation. Basically, it has a semicircle where the equator is stated and a central stick as the representation of the terrestrial axis. Inclined properly to resist the Earth inclination, the shadow of the stick shows the time in the inner part of the circle. This one is a reproduction of an equatorial dial made in Italy in the Renaissance (XVI century). It is universal, it can be used in all latitudes and can be used also as a calendar thank to the small sphera that is incorporated in the gnomon Made of wood and brass. Carries a booklet with its history and how to use.
- Height: 19cm.
- Diameter: 7cm.
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