Phoenix Company Mixes Old World Science and Design With Precision Laser Optics Technology

Phoenix Laser Engraving creates functional gnomonic art utilizing Radiance Optics and ancient astronomical knowledge to provide precise sundials for home and business.
March 21, 2010 - PRLog -- March 21, 2010 – Phoenix Laser company, Phoenix Laser Engraving, announced today that the company is launching its new Gnomonic Laser Designs collection of accurate astronomical tracking devices. Ancient knowledge preserved and recreated in materials such as granite, marble, wood, and acrylic; provide rich historical art for the home and office.

The collection includes various design elements and personal customizations options for tracking specific dates, seasons, anniversaries and astronomical events. Gnomonics is the art and science of creating accurate devices to track the hours of the sun.

Each custom made Gnomonic laser design has to be properly calibrated during the computer design process for the intended final destination where the device will be used. Calibration includes location information such as City, Province, Country or geo-coordinates such as longitude and latitude. Possible additional details include orientation of device, whether it will reside on a flat parallel surface, vertical on a wall, or some deviation of.

The collection includes devices such as, Polar Style which is the most common sundial, Analemmatic style in which the gnomon or pointer is moved according to date, Cylindrical sundials, and Bifilar sundials. Each type of device is custom made to fit the destination location, and can include personal or other pertinent information. One possibility is the inclusion of anniversary dates on the face of the device that will be pointed to on that particular day!

Phoenix Laser Engraving licensed the software technology from a French company, after it was featured in Sky & Telescope Magazine for it's accuracy.

These rich artistic creations can be purchased from Phoenix Laser Engraving's Etsy website

About Phoenix Laser Engraving – The owners of Phoenix Laser Engraving, Rosemary and Zachary Buckholz have been avid amateur aficionados of ancient art and philosophies. Rosemary's collection of Egyptian art and artifacts numbers in the hundreds. Zachary has been a UNIX systems engineer for the past 18 years. Contact 2232 W. Lindner Ave #37 Mesa, Arizona 85202 Tel: 480-495-8082 Email:

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Phoenix Company Mixes Old World Science and Design With Precision Laser Optics Technology to Create Artistic and Functional Gnomonic Devices.
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