The Fleacentric Planetarium is an enlarged version (6 metres in diameter) of historical mechanical planetariums, the so-called orreries. Instead of planets rotating around the sun, this planetarium displays models of a bench, a well, a man with a rucksack, a (comparatively large) book, a hut, a tree and a bird, all rotating at different speeds around the tiny model of a water flea. In addition, the book is rotating around the man as the bird revolves around the tree. The spectator causes the figures to rotate by turning a crank connected to the tripod by a long shaft. All figurative elements derive from the large book Landscapes and are explained there.
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