Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Steampunk Celestial Clock

I visited the Steampunk Celestial Clock (hat tip: Dr. Fabre) and assorted other astral devices. The detail was amazing. Below, an orrery:

Side-by-side globes of our planet and the Red Planet:

The clock itself is a wonder:

Below, a closer shot of the clock:

All this equipment requires a great deal of power to operate. The entire ground floor is devoted to electricity generation: