Armillary Sundial, Texas

Armillary Sundial
Armillary Sphere, San Jacinto Battleground, Texas. Image by Jim Evans published under Creative Commons Attribution CC-by-SA 4.0 International via Wikimedia Commons As described by the author of this photo: "This 6' Armillary Sphere is on the San Jacinto Battleground site. It features the names of the nine fallen Texian soldiers

As described by the author of this photo: “This 6′
Armillary Sphere is on the San Jacinto Battleground site. It features the names of the nine fallen Texian soldiers engraved on the sundial’s base. According to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, an armillary sphere was a tool used by ancient astronomers and navigators. It depicts the parts of the celestial sphere, in addition to telling time. The rings represent the equator, meridian and equinox. If you go there, take note of the engraved zodiac signs!”

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