The minute hand is a moving part that designates the current minute on the dial of a mechanical clock .
It is a needle larger than the hour hand 1 , so it is often called the large needle .
The minute hand makes a turn on itself in an hour . It therefore travels 0.1 ° per second, 6 ° per minute and 360 ° per hour.
Notes and references
- ↑ Why is the minute hand longer than the hour hand? [ Archive ] , on the website argusdesmontres.com