This award-winning 3D printed motorized orrery is totally mind-blowing

This award-winning 3D printed motorized orrery is totally mind-blowing

A maker by the name of WidgetWizard has 3D printed an astoundingly intricate motorized orrery complete with 8 planets and their respective moons. While these apparatuses have been used throughout modern history to illustrate the relative motion, size, and orbit of the planets – both in relation to each other, and to the sun – it’s exceedingly rare to see one in 3D printed form. “After discovering what an orrery is, I was surprised to find that a 3D printed version of any size was not common,” says WidgetWizard on his Instructables page. “What I also discovered is how […]

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