[LEAPSECS] Coming of age in the solar system
Richard B. Langley
lang at unb.ca
Mon Sep 6 08:28:55 EDT 2010
Some of us have designed/rebuilt sundials:
There is a very knowledgeable sundial group, which includes a number
of scientists and others familiar with the astronomical niceties:
Quoting Roger Stapleton <jrs at st-andrews.ac.uk>:
> On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <FD9F9D07-2A21-4F72-A10A-F7B91B7C1678 at noao.edu>, Rob
>> Seaman writes:
>>> On Sep 5, 2010, at 8:00 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>> Oh! Other than astronomy - the one and only place we've looked
>>> sufficiently well enough to know the answer.
>> So far I don't recall one single example having been proffered outside
>> astronomy ?
> Perhaps there is nobody on this list who designs and builds
> sundials? They are usually artsist/craftsman and NOT astronomers.
>> This argument of yours would be a lot stronger if you could at least
>> identify the index-case for the class.
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