Planisphere Watch

A beautiful and functional timepiece, this watch makes star gazing an exercise in style, not astrophysics.

$64.00

In the Stars

Chart your travels, trips and grocery runs with this exquisite Planisphere Watch, a time-telling chart that maps the night sky. Frequently used by the Ancient Greeks to navigate via stars and constellations, the Planisphere finds its roots in astronomy. Though with a Japanese-Quartz movement and glowing Swiss dial (glows for up to three hours), this modern wonder makes star spotting more an exercise in style, not astrophysics. Water resistant up to 3 ATM. Sport rubber band with steel accents.

Made from
reclaimed steel, rubber
Measurements
Face: 1.75" Dia. Band 10" L x .75" W x .5" H
Notes
The Planisphere Watch is accurate in the northern hemisphere from 35 - 50 degrees latitude.
The majority of the continental USA runs from 30-50 degrees latitude (with the exception of the southern tips of Texas and Florida).

The bezel rotates to adjust the view for the date and time you are looking at the night sky.
Item ID
20810

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

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UncommonGoodsPlanisphere Watch
 
4.0

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (17)
  • Good quality (11)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Water resistant (5)
  • Accurate (4)

Cons

  • Difficult to read (10)
  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Travel (10)
  • Everyday (9)
  • Daily use (6)
  • Formal (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern (10), Stylish (10), Practical (8), Classic style (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (25), No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A great, unique watch

This is a very interesting watch, a very nice product for anyone who likes looking in the sky. I've owned it for about a year, no problems yet. The glow-in-the-dark face allows you...Read complete review

This is a very interesting watch, a very nice product for anyone who likes looking in the sky. I've owned it for about a year, no problems yet. The glow-in-the-dark face allows you to read the constellation names for a good period of time (pretty bright). Sometimes hands are hidden behind the movable crescent plate on front, but that's the sacrifice for having a map of the sky on your wrist.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

BIG Disappointment!

This product is nothing as described. The text on the dial and face are ridiculously small. Half the time face is always covered so you have to move it to see what time it...Read complete review

This product is nothing as described. The text on the dial and face are ridiculously small. Half the time face is always covered so you have to move it to see what time it is. It DOES NOT GLOW in the dark. I tried numerous times exposing it for hours and nothing. Total waste of money.

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5.0

Fabulous item

By 

from Huntington Woods mich

About Me Athletic, Classic, Modern, Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Comfortable
  • Quality Construction
  • Stylish
  • Water Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Formal Events
    • Travel
    • Work

    Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

    It is awesome, enough said

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Amazing product.

    By 

    from Missouri

    About Me Classic, Modern, Practical, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Comfortable
    • Quality Construction
    • Stylish
    • Water Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Formal Events

      Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

      The watch is awesome, perfectly good watch but with the added curiousity of seeing the stars and constilations how they were meant to be seen.

      Service and delivery comments:

      When I purchased this item the website said only 2 in stock. A second later the website said 1 in stock. I'm glad to know the website was update and did not garuntee me a watch that wasn't there. The delivery was prompt and in perfect condition.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      3.0

      Looks great but breaks easily

      By 

      from Deptford, NJ

      About Me Modern

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Comfortable
      • Stylish
      • Water Resistant

      Cons

      • Strap Wears Easily

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Travel

      Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

      This watch looks great. Very stylish and my husband has gotten lots of compliments on it. The problem is, the band is rubber and both bands which secure the strap have broken off. We've gone through two watches now. So maybe it's not good for an everyday watch.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect!

      By 

      from Dublin, Ohio

      About Me Practical, Stylish

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Comfortable
      • Quality Construction
      • Stylish
      • Water Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

        Awesome watch! The pictures online don't compare to the in person beauty this watch possesses.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not recommended

        By 

        from Virginia

        Verified Reviewer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

        Received as a gift an very diffucult to understand an read .

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Beautiful but hard to read

        By 

        from Michigan

        About Me Modern

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

        Beautiful but hard to read

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Perfect Surprise Gift

        By 

        from Virginia

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Quality Construction
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

          My husband loves this watch. He was completely surprised. It is beautifully crafted and very unique, which is one thing he likes most about it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes, Yes
           
          3.0

          Not for everyday use to tell time

          By 

          from Dallas , TX

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

          This was a gift from my boyfriend who is really into astronomy. He loved the look of the watch however he's going to return it because it's not practical for everyday use to tell time.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Very prompt shipping and delivery

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          It was loved!!

          By 

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Athletic, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Stylish
          • Water Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Travel

            Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

            I bought this watch for my boyfriend and he loved it. Still haven't had a chance to figure out the constellation feature, but we'll get there. It comes in a nice unique box with instructions.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
             
            4.0

            Very lovely timepiece

            By 

            from Honolulu

            About Me Classic

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Reliable
            • Stylish

            Cons

            • Difficult To Read

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Formal
            • Travel

            Comments about UncommonGoods Planisphere Watch:

            My husband loves astronomy and this was the perfect gift. He especially like the softness of the rubber wristband and the overall design of the watch.
            I was pleased at how quickly the watch was shipped and that everything was packed safely for a trip from NY to HI.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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