Monday, February 27, 2012

Orrery

An orrery, here in LEGO form by V&A Steamworks, is a clockwork model of the solar system, showing the relative motions of the planets and moons. The name comes from the fact that one of the first modern versions was built in the early 18th century for the Earl of Orrery.


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