Pink Floyd’s seminal work The Dark Side Of The Moon concludes: “there is really no Dark Side to The Moon. In fact, everything is Dark.”
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Apollo 8 Online Review
The fact is, by the time the words from the 1973 album were recorded, humans had seen the dark side of the moon five years earlier. The crew of Apollo 8 launched on December 21, 1968 was The first to set their eyes on The far Side of The Moon. In order to commemorate The first time that humans circled The Moon, Omega replica watches created a special super hybrid car, called Moonwatch Apollo 8 Dark Side of The Moon.
It is one of the brand’s first products to appear at the 2018 Basel world watch and jewellery fair, and AAA Omega replica is trying to make a special version that looks special. So while we may know the overall layout of the ceramic case and the dark side of the moon speedometer, the Apollo 8’s extra miles (or 238,900 miles) have very cool lunar dial handling and non-standard movement options, as well as some special decorations and further nods to the Apollo 8 mission.
Fifty years ago today, Apollo 8 carried astronauts James lovell, frank borman ii, and William anders from earth to orbit the moon ten times before returning home. During the Apollo program’s second manned space flight, Apollo 8 saw not only the dark side of the moon, but also the rise of the earth (as anders called it on Christmas Eve 1968). It was a landmark moment in space travel and helped prove the feasibility of putting a man on the moon. Although Apollo 11 got most of the sharing of ideas, luxury fake Omega Apollo 8 watches ventured into unknown space for the first time (it was the first manned spacecraft to leave earth orbit) and it is hard to exaggerate the mission’s achievements. Therefore, it is a suitable inspiration for a special lunar table.
Apollo 8 is almost enough to make me forget we’re talking about cheap Omega replica watches here. With Moonwatch Apollo 8, Omega starts with what we already know as the dark side of the moon; Therefore, the case is all black ceramic, 44.25mm wide. Although the case size is large, the 12 mm thickness of the manual upper chain movement matches the 49-mm lug length, making the Apollo 8 very durable on my 7-inch wrist.