Released in September of 2022 the Tower Orrery depicts correct relative orbital speeds of all 9 planets (yes, we do include Pluto), plus the Earth/Moon system.
- Full correct relative motion astronomical timepiece.
- The Sun, 9 planets and 28 moons can be your choice of beautiful semi-precious stone spheres or brass and hematite.
- Available as a battery operated model. 3 C batteries are included. Or choose the hand cranked model for a more classical option. Note: handcrank is not a wind up model, but must be cranked to move planets.
- Handmade in Boulder CO USA.
- The clockwork mechanism is comprised of solid brass gears and is fully visible within a full brass armillary.
- An engraved calendar/zodiacal brass ring gracefully divides the upper and lower sections of the full brass armillary sphere. The ring depicts both the constellations and zodiacal symbols,
- The armillary and gearwork rest upon a finely crafted twelve sided hardwood base of solid oak or solid walnut. Other hardwoods available as special orders. Please contact us.
- All twelve panels are custom inlaid with engraved zodiacal art on polished brass.
- The Tower Orrery assembles in about 10 minutes,
- We liken the crafting of our orrery models to the finest musical instruments available, and the natural subtleties of hardwood, semi-precious stone planets, moons and Sun ensures a one-of-a-kind appeal at an exceptional price. We do not wholesale our products.
- Height 22” / Calendar Ring span (oustide daimeter) 22" / Wooden Base 9"
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