Province of : East-Flanders
City : Aalst
Address : Sint-Maartensplein
Postal code : 9300
place : St-Martin Church
Year of the sundial : 1839
Project leader : Adolphe Quetelet
Photo : 2002
Type : Meridian line
Remark :
The extremity of the imaginary style is actually an cicle opening in the window above the south intrance. The meridian line is a copper stripe in the marble ground of the church.
This is one of the six still remaining meridian lines of Adolphe Quetelet, built in order to get a reliable mean hour reading of the schedules when the Belgian railways began to run.

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