How Accurate are Sundials?

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How Accurate are Sundials?

Interestingly the most popular garden accessory is actually the most accurate timepiece in most peoples homes. As a matter of fact, if your sundial is installed correctly and it's time disagrees with your watch, your watch is wrong. Public clocks used to be reset according to sundials. This highly complex timepiece accurately tells the time according to the Sun's noon placement in the sky. Unfortunatley most gardeners simply slap them in their gardens as pure decoration disregarding their time functionality.



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