An earlier version of this story referred to the footprint shown on the moonphase, as Neil Armstrong’s. The footprint in the photograph that inspired the moonphase decoration in this watch, is in fact that of Buzz Aldrin. HODINKEE regrets the error.
The Omega Speedmaster Master Chronometer Co-Axial Chronograph, in steel or Sedna gold. Case, 44.25 mm x 16.85 mm, water resistance 10 bar/100 meters; ceramic bezels in both models, with Liquidmetal insert on the steel version and Ceragold (sintered gold-ceramic composite) for the Sedna gold version.
Sapphire front and back, with double antireflective coating on the front, single inner AR coating on the back. Movement, Omega co-axial caliber 9904, column wheel with vertical clutch, co-axially mounted hands for the hour and minutes sub-register; moonphase display, with date hand. 60-hour power reserve, antimagnetic to 15,000 gauss; Nivachoc shock resistance with balance bridge for improved stability; calendar and moonphase set from the crown. Silicon balance spring, with free-sprung adjustable mass balance. In the Sedna gold version, gold rotor and balance bridge.
Black, blue, brown, or gery sun-brushed dials will be available; hands and indexes treated with Super-LumiNova. Black, blue, or brown leather staps available, with folding clasp (the clasp features a rack and pusher adjusting system).
Omega offers a four year warranty; METAS and COSC certified. Visit Omega here.
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