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B = 50° 46' 52'', L = 6° 5' 4'' - Aachen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,
N 50° 46.797 E 006° 05.020
32U E 294413 N 5629410
Quick Description: DE: Koordinaten in Sonnenuhr "Wahre Ortszeit Aachen" an Fassade des St. Ursula Gymnasiums in Aachen. EN: Coordinates in sundial "Wahre Ortszeit Aachen" at the facade of St. Ursula Gymnasium in Aachen.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 3/30/2017 9:12:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMVC32
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 10

Long Description:
DE:
Die Koordinaten an der Fassade des St. Ursula Gymnasiums in der Straße Bergdriesch in Aachen sind Teil einer ca. 2 x 4 Meter großen Sonnenuhr. Sie trägt den Titel "Wahre Ortszeit Aachen (WOZ)" und zeigt neben dem üblichen Ziffernblatt die geographischen Koordinaten des Ortes, die Tierkreiszeichen anhand der Länge des Schattens der Sonnenuhr sowie einen Graphen der Zeitgleichung. Ausserdem sind diverse Formeln zur Errechnung der Mittleren Ortszeit (MOZ), der Mitteleuropäischen Zeit (MEZ) und der Mitteleuropäischen Sommerzeit (MESZ) anhand der Wahren Ortszeit (WOZ), die an der Sonnenuhr abgelesen werden kann, angegeben.



EN:
The coordinates at the facade of the college "St. Ursula Gymnasium" in the street Bergdriesch in Aachen are part of a sundial of the size of about 2 x 4 meters. It is titled "Wahre Ortszeit Aachen (WOZ)" (i.e. local apparent time Aachen) and shows not only the usual dial but also the geographic coordinates of the location, the signs of the zodiac from the length of the shadow of the sundial, as well as a graph of the equation of time ("Zeitgleichung (Zgl)"). In addition, various formulas are quoted to calculate the local mean time ("MOZ"), the Central European Time ("MEZ"), and the Central European Summer Time ("MESZ") from the local apparent time ("WOZ"), which can be read from the sundial.
Type of structure: Building

Difference between the post coordinates and your GPSr reading:
140 m


Reason for the coordinates: To calculate the Central European Summer Time ("MEZ") from the local mean time ("MOZ").

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