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Milky Way In A Sphere // LED Set

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Focusing on a smaller part of space than the original Universe in a Sphere, the Milky Way in a Sphere is a laser-etched orb that offers an accurate rendering of our galaxy.

More than 200,000,000,000 stars form this tremendous swirl of suns, planets, and gases. With a diameter of 200,000 lightyears—meaning a journey at the speed of light for two-hundred thousand years from one end to the other— humans can only dream of traveling through it. To even visit our nearest neighbor star, Alpha Centauri, would take you more than 4 years at the speed of light. The ISS—with its 7.6km/s speed—would even take 160,000 years.

The Milky Way in a Big is the best way to experience the beauty and the vastness of the cosmos. Within this solid glass orb, 200,000 precisely lasered dots map our Galaxy, the Globular Clusters, and the Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy with astonishing precision. The result is a mesmerizing orb that shrinks the Milky Way down small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

Complete with LED base to help bring this sphere to life, you can gaze into this sphere for hours imagining just how small we are.

Product Details
  • ColorsGlass
  • Materials
  • OriginGermany

— Laser-Etched Orb
— 660g Optical Grade Borosilicate Glass
— 3.15" Diameter

Technical Specifications (LED Base)
— 4.5V
— Integrated LEDs
— Dimmable
— No Assembly Required, Instructions Included
— Not Suitable For Outdoor Use
— CE-Certification
— Requires 3 AAA Batteries (NOT Included)

— Glass Sphere
— Gift Box
— Cleaning Towel
— LED Baseplate (3"L x 3"W x 3"H)
— 3D-Printed Base

Does the orb or the base actually rotate on its own to bring the Milky Way to "life"?

No, it does not rotate.

Does the milky way rotate?

It does not rotate. The rotation was only made for the video.

What is the runtime on a set of alkaline batteries?

It's difficult to say, but we would estimate about 30 hours. There is a AC Port in case you want to operate it often.

Is there an adapter port so it can be plugged in and run continuously?

Yes, but unfortunately we do not sell the USB cable.

Does the LED base change colors?

Yes, there are different color modes and you can stop it at any color.

What is the size?

The size is 3.15" in diameter.

Shipping Information
  • Shipping Availability
    United States
  • Shipping Policy
    Standard Ground Shipping
  • Ship In
    4-5 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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