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planetarium consisting of an apparatus that illustrates the relative positions and motions of bodies in the solar system by rotation and revolution of balls moved by wheelwork

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Joshua added: "Being recognised by The Ogden Trust was a lovely surprise because I started to build the orrery as part of a project at school and had no idea my teacher had nominated me for an award.
The Orrery was inspired by astronomical instruments showing planets orbiting the sun.
COURSE records are being shattered all over the Queen's back garden and Richard Hannon's classy sprinter Shalford (M Roberts) demolishes the opposition in the Cork and Orrery.
Field of Heaven (The Longshot Magnet) is a kind of crazy orrery, an attempt at a model not just of the universe but of the sense of infinite potential the universe generates from moment to moment.
The company's flagship product, the Wanderers orrery, features an orange calcite Sun encircled by planets made of such minerals as banded agate and Chinese turquoise.
She rarely runs a bad race - the only time she has disappointed was in theCork & Orrery Stakes at Royal Ascot where she pulled a muscle - and possesses all the qualities needed in such a tough competitive sprint at the highest level.
I was very pleased with her and she will now run in either the King's Stand or the Cork and Orrery.
Maguire traces the developing and increasingly more complex means by which royalist playwrights from Sir William Davenant to Roger Boyle, Earl of Orrery and John Dryden stretched old generic boundaries in response to cultural crisis and change.
Awash with experimentation and derivation, the first attempts of Dryden, Orrery, the Howards, and others come down to most readers only through the brusqueness of theatre historians such as Allardyce Nicholl, for whom they were |drivelling, unreal, passionless theorizings'.
The book is organized around a central metaphor--the orrery of the title.
It will include work done by Phil Redmond's Open Culture initiative, the Four Corners neighbourhood arts project, children's Portrait of a Nation scheme, and The Orrery - an 18ft model inspired by astronomical instruments and created to reflect Liverpool's position at 'the Centre of the Creative Universe'.
Armagh Observatory's Human Orrery is a new, innovative outdoor exhibit designed to give the 20,000 people who visit the facility's grounds and Astropark each year a deeper understanding of Earth's true position in space.
Bryn Williams, 27, who grew up in the Denbigh area, now works at the award-winning London restaurant Orrery.
Bin Suroor has made a big impression at the Royal Meeting since saddling So Factual to win the Cork And Orrery Stakes back in 1995.
The money will be used to help fund equipment including a sunspotter telescope from America, an Orrery - model of the solar system - as well as lenses and mirrors to study sunlight.