Wednesday, February 12, 2014

IWC Let's you see the stars from your wrist!

This timepiece is a true work of art it took a great amount of time of research and development, 10 years to be exact.
This timepiece is actually customized to the owners specifications the client can choose the location of the night sky they want displayed and IWC makes it a reality,
This timepiece can show around 500-1000 stars which is an outstanding amount.
The sky disc rotates in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction, depending on whether the chosen geographic location is in the northern or southern hemisphere.
The horizon can be identified by the yellow ellipse.
Then the red arrow points to solar time.

This timepiece can be made in either a red gold case, white gold case or platinum.
It has an outstanding 96 hours of power reserve and it is displayed at 4:30 on the timepiece.
At 9 o'clock you can see the tourbillon and small seconds as well which looks stunning.
Sidereal time is displayed at 12 o'clock, the timepiece uses anti-glare sapphire glass on both sides.
On the back it displays a Perpetual calendar with leap year and absolute day of the year
Celestial chart showing the horizon, ecliptic and celestial equator
Indication for day, night and twilight
Display for sunrise and sunset
Coordinates of chosen location
The timepiece case size is a cool 17.5 mm high and has a diameter of 46 mm
It uses a 94900 Calibre 
Which has over 500 components with 56 jewels
it produces 18'000 VPH
The tourbillon and astronomical module have been made beautifully on this movement.


"The Portuguese Sidérale Scafusia is the most exclusive and most complicated mechanical watch ever created by IWC Schaffhausen."

Check out another night skywatch here Patek Philippe Celestial

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