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Forget smartwatches - wear this 150,000 PLANETARIUM on your wrist
UK Daily Mail ^ | January 29, 2014 | Ellie Zolfagharifard

Posted on 01/29/2014 8:19:24 AM PST by C19fan

If there was ever a timepiece that would silence the boasts of smug smartwatch wearers, then this would be it. The magnificent Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium lets you tell the time by placing a microcosm of the solar system on your wrist. The intricate watch incorporates Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — all the planets visible to the naked eye.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Astronomy
KEYWORDS: planets; watch
I want one. I wonder how much it would cost if one used cheaper materials instead of gems?
1 posted on 01/29/2014 8:19:24 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

What about Uranus? Somebody told me you could see it with a mirror ....


2 posted on 01/29/2014 8:21:52 AM PST by Ken522
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Strictly speaking, that's an orrery, not a planetarium.
3 posted on 01/29/2014 8:23:28 AM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: C19fan

Fascinating


4 posted on 01/29/2014 8:24:35 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: C19fan

I buy my clock bracelets at Wal-Mart.


5 posted on 01/29/2014 8:24:54 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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“I want one. I wonder how much it would cost if one used cheaper materials instead of gems? “

People buy things like tis because they cost a lot. They do it for attention and to feel exclusive and superior. It’s probably a substitute for 9” (Or, in this case 14”) of manhood or, as the case may be, a 36Dcup (or, in this case a 44E.)


6 posted on 01/29/2014 8:30:56 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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I thought “Clock Bracelets” were out of fashion.


7 posted on 01/29/2014 8:36:08 AM PST by InterceptPoint
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You can probably get it as a 99¢ app...


8 posted on 01/29/2014 8:40:36 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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9 posted on 01/29/2014 8:50:53 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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The iPhone has an app for this.


10 posted on 01/29/2014 9:06:45 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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For an extra $95,000 they’ll add a tiny navigator using a sextant.


11 posted on 01/29/2014 9:21:49 AM PST by pabianice (LINE)
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