Sundials in Austria

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  A-1010 Vienna, Augustinerstrasse 3, Abbey of the Augustiner, courtyard


Wien, Abbey of the Augustiner (42 KB)j (latitude) = + 48° 12 N
l (longitude) = - 16° 23 O
Dial type : wall sundial, flat, approx. 220 x 220 cm
Declination of the wall : Southeast
Time display : Local time (Roman numbers from VI - XII - III)
Date information : Zodiac lines
Style : Baroque
Artistry and craftsmanship :
Painted fresco, 3 vases, compasses, telescope, and ornaments.
Inscription : 1773
Gnomon : Style reinforcement with ball for reading the date.
Construction date : 1773
Record number : 0068

 

 

Last update : 14. October 2002