Eratosthenes 2016

Students from all continents cooperate and collaborate to reproduce one of the science's 10 most beautiful experiments of all time: Eratosthenes' measurement of the Earth's circumference.

Lafrançaise FRANCE

Collège Antonin Perbosc

| January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December |

Nous sommes les élèves du club eTwinning de notre collège, à Lafrançaise. Le collège est situé dans le sud-ouest de la France, à 70km de Toulouse, à la campagne. Il accueille environ 400 élèves âgés de 11 à 15 ans. Nous participons depuis plusieurs années au projet Eratosthène.

Somos estudiantes del club eTwinning de nuestro colegio, en Lafrançaise. El colegio está situado en el suroeste de Francia, a 70 km de Toulouse, en el campo. Acoge cerca de 400 estudiantes de edades 11-15 años. Participamos hace varios años en el proyecto Eratóstenes.

We are the students of the eTwinning club of our college, in Lafrançaise. The college is located in the southwest of France, 70km from Toulouse, in the countryside. It hosts about 400 students aged 11-15 years. We have been participating for many years to the Eratosthenes project.

 

 

 

December   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
02 December 100 225 66.0
05 December 100 230 66.5
06 December 100 233 66.8
09 December 100 235 66.9
12 December 100 238 67.2
13 December 100 239 67.3
16 December 100 243 67.6

 

 

 

November   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
04 November 100 171 59.7
07 November 100 179 60.8
08 November 100 181 61.1
14 November 100 193 62.6
15 November 100 195 62.9

 

 

October   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
03 October 100 113 48.5
04 October 100 114.7 48.9
07 October 100 119.5 50.1
10 October 100 122.6 50.8
11 October 100 126.3 51.6
17 October 100 137.2 53.9
18 October 100 139 54.3

 

 

September   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
09 September 100 81 39
12 September 100 84.5 40.2
13 September 100 86 40.7
16 September 100 90 42
19 September 100 94 43.2
20 September 100 94.5 43.4
23 September 100 98 44.4
26 September 100 103 45.8
27 September 100 103.9 46.1
30 September 100 108 47.2

 

 

June   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
02 June 100 40 21.8
06 June 100 39.5 21.6
07 June 100 39.2 21.4
09 June 100 38.5 21.1
14 June 100 38.2 20.9
16 June 100 38.1 20.9
20 June 100 37.7 20.7
21 June 100 37.7 20.7

 

 

May   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
12 May 100 48 25.6
17 May 100 45.5 24.5
19 May 100 44.9 24.2
23 May 100 43 23.3
26 May 100 42 22.8
30 May 100 41 21.8

 

 

 

April   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
04 April 100 80 38.7
07 April 100 75 36.9
11 April 100 71 35.4
14 April 100 69 34.6

 

 

March   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
21 March 100 95.5 43,7
22 March 100 94.0 43.2
24 March 100 91.4 42.4

 

 

February   [ top ⇑ ]

 

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
01 February 100 180 60.9
04 February 100 174 60.1
08 February 100 166 58.9
15 February 100 151 56.5
16 February 100 150.5 56.4
18 February 100 146 55.6

 

 

January   [ top ⇑ ]

Date Gnomon(cm) Shadow(cm) Angle(°)
25 January 100 197 63.1

 

 

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Author: VAYSSIE Eric
Last editor: Athanasia Zafeiropoulou