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This ethereal piece looks heavenward, as if to glorify the splendour of the universe. A fusion of the armillary sphere and a fully-functioning orrery, the sculpture is an accurate working model of the solar system with the sun at its centre and nine surrounding planets — both educational and beautiful to behold. The observer can enjoy interacting with the piece, as if controlling the mechanics of outer space.
This sphere exists on a grand scale, four metres in diameter, and is intended to invite all to walk into it. Once inside the armillary, the viewer can read the time at close quarters, sharing a wonderful sense of magic as the minutes pass by and shadows shift imperceptibly.