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    Default Re: Amazing clock - just for fun (By: THTanner)

    Love seeing such amazing clocks!!

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    "it sits in its own room where clock-lovers can marvel at its gleaming gears, the slowest of which is turning at the glacial pace of one revolution every 25,753 years"

    I bet that one won't need bushed any time soon.

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    Default Re: Amazing clock - just for fun (By: WRabbit)

    That 25,753 is the approximate period of the precession of the Earth's axis during which time geographic North points from about where it is now all the way over to Vega as the North star and cycles back. That wheel is needed to keep the Equinoxes correct.

    https://www.britannica.com/topic/pre...-the-equinoxes



    Quote Originally Posted by WRabbit View Post
    "it sits in its own room where clock-lovers can marvel at its gleaming gears, the slowest of which is turning at the glacial pace of one revolution every 25,753 years"

    I bet that one won't need bushed any time soon.

    Jim
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    Default Re: Amazing clock - just for fun (By: THTanner)

    There are some intersting time pieces on that page
    I like the sun cannon although it might upset my neighbouurs if I got one

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