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How Many Lights Are On The New Year’s Eve Ball In Times Square?- Fun Facts About The New Year’s Eve Ball

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Every year its tradition to watch The Ball drop in Times Square. Another year over, and a new one has just begun! Do you really know much about the New Year’s Eve Ball? How many light bulbs make up the New Year’s Eve ball? I bet you don’t. Here’s a couple facts about the most famous New Years Eve Ball in the world, the one located in Times Square. 

How Many Lights Are On The New Year’s Eve Ball In Times Square? 

The Ball is illuminated by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs. Each LED module contains 48 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDs – 12 red, 12 blue, 12 green, and 12 white for a total of 8,064 of each color.

What Is The New Year’s Eve Ball Weight?

The New Year’s Eve Ball weighs about 11,875 pounds. It’s a geodesic sphere, 12 feet in diameter.

How Many Waterford Crystal Triangles Are On The Ball?

The Ball is covered with a total of 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles that vary in size, and range in length from 4 3/4 inches to 5 3/4 inches per side. The 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles are bolted to 672 LED modules which are attached to the aluminum frame of the Ball.

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Where Is The Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Lowered From?

 

[via Time Square]

 

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