Hour hand

The hour hand is a moving part that designates the current time on the dial of a mechanical clock .


It is a smaller needle than the minute hand , so it is also usually called the small needle .

The hour hand makes a turn on itself in 12 hours . It therefore travels 0.5 ° per minute , 30 ° per hour and 720 ° per day .

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