31 January, 2013 in Article, Funny Gifs, Images | Comment

Besides showing the time, this watch also accurately displays the movement of 6 planets in our solar system as they orbit the Sun.

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Each of those 6 planets are represented by a precious or semiprecious stone selected to represent that planet’s color.

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It costs $250,000 USD. The watch took 396 pieces and 3 whole years of work to complete so, along with the precious stones dotting its surface, the price tag comes as no surprise.

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The movement of each planet is true to its genuine length of orbit: it will take Saturn over 29 years to make a complete circuit of the dial, while Jupiter will take almost 12 years, Mars 687 days, Earth 365 days, Venus 224 days and Mercury 88 days.

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