Paul Malone : Solar Wind Orrery

'Solar Wind Orrery', London. October 2019. Plastic sheeting, aluminium, model railway, fixtures
This is an observation of the installation Solar Wind Orrery at the Immiscbilitii exhibition APT Gallery October 2019. This exhibition was part of the UNESCO Year of the Periodic Table. The wagons contain the electron and proton signs of the Solar Wind along with a representation of the associated plasma. The engine, plasma and fixtures are all golden as befits a visitor from the Sun. The engine has a graphic of the Sunspot Cycle over the past 140 years and the roof etched images of sunspot distribution.

 

Movie of the Installation

 

Images of the Installation (click to enlarge)