Description and name of item: Solar Eye.
Function: Demonstrates the rotatiional and occilational movement between Sun and Earth throughout the years cycle by means of focusing Sunlight through two glass spheres. The Solar Eye can denote Mid Winter, Mid Summer and both Equinox. At the equinox the Solar Eye creates an Eclipse of light on shadow. The Solar Eye is fully adjustable to give correct declination of the Sun at any given latitude on planet at the equinox. The Solar Eye can be set to ‘eclipse’ at mid summer or mid winter.
Creator: The Solar Eye is the invention of Peter James Isherwood Smith, Blacksmith, Bluefoot Forge, Stapleton, Presteigne Powys. LD8 2LS.

Testing mark 1 Solar Eye
The Mark 1 Solar Eye

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