Province of : Limburg
City : Genk
Address : Molenstraat
Postal code : 3600
place : Zonnewijzerpark in the Molenvijverpark
Year of the sundial : 1999
Project leader : Patric Oyen
Photo : Annemie America (city of Hasselt) (2000)
Type : Multiple
Remark :
This dial is made of seven pieces of stone. The surface of each block has two small and one long sides. For each small side there is a parallel line on the ground. The time is read when the shadow reaches one of these lines thanks to the number beside.
The sundial style and its shadow form a plan, the time plan. All lines in this plan have the same shadow. The side of a block is therefore a line. The corresponding style is omitted for this dial, not the time line (the line on the ground).
For each block, one has to imagine the style of a horizontal sundial. Two time lines of this dial are represented, one for the morning and one for the after-noon. Though there are seven block, this sundial is composed of seven dials with only two time line each. These pairs are: 12 & 18, 11 & 17, 9 & 15, 8 & 14, 7 & 13, 6 & (12).

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