Do you know what an Orrery is? View to find out!

On Day 92 of my video diary 'A Year in the Life of a Miniaturist', I thought I should, in response to subscriber requests, expand on the idea of an Orrery and how to make some miniature ones. Not really a tutorial; more an ideas generating clip. I hope you find it interesting. For those wondering, an orrery is a mechanical model of the Solar System that shows the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons according to the heliocentric (Sun centred) model. Making one in 12th scale requires some trade-offs as you will see. These models are also a great use of all the old clock parts I have been husbanding for years!

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