Battle Point Sundial Project

A large bowstring sundial in Battle Point Park will tell time, invite questions, and inspire contemplation of our place in the cosmos.
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$6,610USD
raised of $17,000 goal
39%
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This campaign started on Aug 13 and closed on September 22, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on September 22, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Desktop Wallpaper

    A professionally photographed JPEG of the completed sundial, suitable for use as your desktop wallpaper. We will also thank you on BPAA’s online sites: Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! Groups, and our website.

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    1 claimed

  • $20USD
    Analemma Patch

    A 2-inch embroidered analemma patch that will have everyone asking "What is that?" and you can show off your knowledge of solar celestial mechanics! You'll also get the desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $5 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    3 claimed

  • $30USD
    Sundial T-Shirt

    Quality cotton T-shirt with a specially created design to commemorate the Battle Point Sundial and let everyone know that you helped make it a reality. You'll also get the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $10 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    23 claimed

  • $50USD
    Time Capsule

    The Sundial base will incorporate a time capsule. You get to include your personal note, poem, artwork, photograph, or small momento in the capsule. We'll supply acid-free note paper for longevity. You'll also get the T-shirt, the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $10 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    5 out of 25 claimed

  • $60USD
    1 Year Individual Membership

    Become a member of BPAA while you support the Sundial Project. One year Individual membership, plus the T-shirt, analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $10 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    2 claimed

  • $75USD
    1 Year Family Membership

    Your whole family can become members of BPAA while you support the Sundial Project. One year family membership, plus two T-shirts, 2 analemma patches, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $15 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    5 claimed

  • $100USD
    Sundial Model

    Place this unique reminder of the sundial on your desk or mantle. Sundial models will be 3-D printed by students at Bainbridge High School. You also get the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $20 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    6 claimed

  • $100USD
    Amateur Astronomy Classes 1

    Learn your way around the night sky! Enroll in both the Introduction to Amateur Astronomy and Advanced Amateur Astronomy Classes offered at BPAA. You also get the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you!

    1 out of 7 claimed

  • $200USD
    Amateur Astronomy Classes 2

    You and your sweetie can learn your way around the night sky together! Get 2 seats at both the Introduction to Amateur Astronomy and Advanced Amateur Astronomy Classes offered at BPAA. You also get the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you!

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 out of 7 claimed

  • $300USD
    Silver Sundial Earrings

    Hand-made by sundial artist William Baran-Mickle, these beautiful and distinctive earrings will bring sunlight to your ears. You also get the analemma patch, desktop wallpaper and online thank you! Domestic ground shipping included. Please add $20 to your pledge for shipping outside US.

    Estimated delivery: February 2014

    4 out of 5 claimed

  • $400USD
    Star Viewing at Your Event

    Perfect for Birthday Parties! We will bring one of our excellent portable telescopes to your event, set it up and show your guests the wonders of the starry sky. Event will be scheduled by mutual arrangement subject to suitable viewing conditions. Please add travel costs for event outside of Kitsap County.

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $500USD
    Private Star Party

    A magical evening of planets, stars and galaxies viewed through the 27.5" Edwin E. Ritchie Telescope, for the donor and up to 4 guests, guided by a BPAA astronomer. Event will be scheduled by mutual arrangement subject to suitable viewing conditions.

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Private Planetarium Show

    PhD Astronomer Dave Fong presents a private planetarium show at the Ritchie Observatory for each donor plus up to 15 guests. Shows will feature a short discussion of sundial workings and a full show on your choice of one of the following topics: Constellation Lore; Journey to the Center of the Milky Way; Alien Planets; Dancing with the Stars; Solar Eruptions-Target Earth; When Worlds Collide; When Galaxies Collide; Cosmic Colors; The Tale of 3-1/2 Rovers; The Sky is Falling-Meteors and Comets

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Seattle Sundial Trail Tour

    Guided tour of the Seattle Sundial Trail with world-renowned University of Washington Professor of Astronomy Woody Sullivan, aka "Mr. Sundial." Many of the best of these dials will be included in the tour, including the reflected ceiling dial in his home. Each donor may bring up to 3 guests. The tour will be given only once; date will be determined by mutual arrangement.

    0 out of 3 claimed

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