L’ ASTRONOMO-LUMINOR 1950 TOURBILLON MOON PHASES EQUATION OF TIME GMT is the first masterpiece of Panerai with moon phase display and innovative polarized crystal glass date display system. This ingenious new watch can be tailored to customer preferences, making this collection of talented astronomer Galileo even more outstanding.
The new L’ Astronomo-Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation of Time GMT watch is a new masterpiece that pays tribute to Galileo, combining new creativity and superb watchmaking skills. The classic design of the Luminor 1950 case is one of Panerai’s fascinating historical heritages. It combines a series of high-tech functions to highlight the profound achievements of Panerai as a Florence brand in interpreting traditional and sophisticated craftsmanship with its unique methods. The watch world is full of innovative style.
The first Panerai L’Astronomo watch was released in 2010, which coincided with the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s invention of the astronomical telescope and the observation of astrology. Watch out and sunset time display. Continuing the tradition pioneered by previous works, Panerai presents the new L’Astronomo-Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation of Time GMT watch, skeleton movement P.2005 / GLS (meaning ‘Galileo Luna Scheletrato’ Galileo moon phase skeleton) will Customized and operated according to the latitude and longitude of the area selected by the guest. Equipped with the same set of outstanding features as the first L’ Astronomo watch, the new watch also has dual time display and two innovative features, including the moon phase display and the original system using polarized crystal glass to display the date.
Moon phase display
Thanks to the advent of the telescope, Galileo made breakthrough discoveries about the appearance and orbit of the moon. He painted the observations into beautiful paintings, whose precise brushwork and attention to detail are still wonderful today. That’s why a watch with moon phase function fits the theme of paying tribute to Galileo. Panerai interprets this classic complication in a different way, with a precision that can last a century. The P.2005 / GLS movement of the new L’ Astronomo watch is equipped with a day and night display on the back, and the moon phase is clearly displayed through a mechanical system composed of two overlapping turntables. The upper dial indicates the 24 hours of the day by small external hands fixed on the movement, and the day is indicated by the sun and the night is indicated by the starry sky. A small circular window is set in the center of the starry sky to appreciate the lower turntable. The auxiliary disk associated with it is based on the actual profit and loss cycle of the moon phase (on average 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes, 3 seconds)
Every day achieves a rotation of about 6.1 °, and the precise operation makes the turntable located in the lower layer present a profit and loss change in the shape of the moon.
Because the watch movement is made according to the latitude and longitude of the region selected by the wearer, the moon phase display is also consistent with the moon phase seen in that place, and it varies according to the northern and southern hemispheres. Same as the moon phase display, the sunrise and sunset time display is also associated with the home time zone selected at the time of order. If the city where the person is located is in a different time zone from the home city, the sunrise and sunset are still displayed in the home time zone. Time, while home time is indicated by two time hands.
Finally, the watch has a time equation linear display at 6 o’clock, showing the time difference between the actual time (true solar time) and universal time. The time difference varies throughout the year, from 15 minutes to 15 minutes slow Wait.
Polarized crystal glass date display system, perfectly integrated with the hollow design of the P.2005 / GLS movement
In addition to the moon phase display, the manually wound P.2005 / GLS movement also has a tourbillon escapement unique to Panerai. The watch does not have a regular dial, but uses a refined movement hollowing process to let the tourbillon The flywheel escapement is visible on both the front and the back of the watch. All the elements of the traditional dial are found on the outer edge of the movement or inside the case. The transparent back of the watch makes the two barrels clearly visible. They store at least four days of power and are also the power on the movement. The storage display provides power.
A watch with such a sophisticated structure, such as a date dial with a traditional design, will hide some components, making it impossible to see the ingenious skeleton movement. As a result, the innovative laboratory of Laboratorio di Idee at Panerai Chateau Manufacture has designed an innovative system, which is currently being patented by Panerai. The date dial is made of borosilicate glass, and the date number is Optically processed by laser, the date display window above the date dial is made of polarized crystal glass. The date and number can only be read clearly when looking directly at the small date display window.
Panerai patented tourbillon regulator
The Panerai patented tourbillon system is different from the traditional tourbillon. The balance’s frame continues to rotate, correcting the effects of gravity and potential friction. In this ingenious Panerai patented system, the tourbillon frame runs perpendicular to the horizontal axis of the balance, rather than parallel to it, and is different from the traditional tourbillon that only rotates once a minute, P.2005 The / GLS movement rotates once every 30 seconds, and its movement can be seen through the indicator dot on the small seconds dial at 9 o’clock. Faster running speed and unique mechanical structure can effectively compensate for the impact of travel time and make the timing more accurate.
Unique and tailor-made masterpieces
In addition to the technical details tailored to the P.2005 / GLS movement, the new L’Astronomo-Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation of Time GMT watch can also choose the case material and polishing process, pointer colors, and make the watch dark Medium clear legible Super-LumiNova® luminous coating color, and crocodile leather strap color. Each customer can create a unique watch that expresses his personal characteristics and elegance, such as choosing a red or white gold case, or the matte titanium case of the original L’ Astronomo, to show a more sporty and practical style. All custom-made models are water-resistant to 10 bar (water depth of about 100 meters).
L’ A STRONOMO
LUMINOR 1950 TOURBILLON MOON PHASES
EQUATION OF TIME GMT TITANIO
50mm Tourbillon Moon Phase Time Equation Two Time Titanium Watch
The P.2005 / GLS manual winding mechanical movement independently developed by Panerai.
Hours, minutes, small seconds, date, month display, time in both places, power reserve display on the case back,
Time equation, sunrise / sunset time, moon phase display on the front and back, tourbillon.
50 mm, matte titanium.
10 bar (about 100 meters).
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