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By Sunflowerman

It all started with an easy premise - paint a hundred watches in a hundred days. an easy demand submissions and the undertaking was once below way.

The a hundred Watches venture started as an exploration of watches via portray and fast grew into an anthropological exploration of individuals and their relationships to time-pieces.

Submissions started to problematic at the relationships among the time-piece and proprietor. tales of heirloom items from grandparents and new collections starting with presents among newlyweds stood out.

The a hundred Watches booklet takes the work from the a hundred Watches undertaking and collects them into an inventive expression of horology.

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On the evening of June 14th, the waxing gibbous Moon is above Spica. On the 16th the Moon is well above Mars, and on the next evening about equidistant (but pretty distant indeed) from Mars and Saturn. On June 18th, the Moon is left or upper left of Saturn. ✦ Dawn, June 2–3 Dawn, June 25 30 minutes before sunrise 30 minutes before sunrise Pleiades DAWN Mercury brightens rapidly in the first days of June and is barely visible at greatest elongation on June 5th. 0.

Through his own 20-inch reflector, he said, the purported nebulous glows and swirls in the star cluster are seen for what they are: aggregations of faint stars, entirely beyond the feeble light grasp of Barnard’s little instrument. Unwittingly or not, Isaac Roberts had fired a transatlantic salvo from an amateur astronomer’s station south of London into the heart of a professional research institution in California. The return volley from Barnard was not long in coming. E. E. Barnard was the product of an impoverished, hardscrabble upbringing in Tennessee during the Civil War.

The outer planets don’t change position enough in a month to notice at this scale. Mercury March equinox Sept. equinox Sun Earth Helping Mars rise to the meridian even earlier is its retrograde motion, which carries it westward and deep into Libra this month. However, as Earth rounds its orbit, our perspective changes. The Red Planet halts its retrograde motion on June 30th, then begins direct (eastward) motion against the background of stars. After this, Mars picks up apparent speed and begins to close the now sizable gap between itself and the following planet — Saturn.

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