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A clock without hands, as shown in a
Human representation of the Q Continuum
clock, also known as a timepiece, was a stationary device used to keep track of the passage of time. It was commonly used on the planet Earth.
2121, Henry Archer kept a clock on a wall in his home on Earth. ( : " ENT ")
2151, clocks were used on the Akaali homeworld. Garos kept several small and larger ones in his curio shop. ( : " ENT ")
23rd century, clocks were used aboard starships in the form of on-board chronometers. ( : " TOS ", " The Corbomite Maneuver ", " The Naked Time ", " Balance of Terror ", " Tomorrow is Yesterday ") Chronometer function could be disrupted by many things, such as the non-application of The Mark of Gideon natural laws of the universe, causing stoppage ( : " TAS ") or the reversal of time, causing them to run backward ( The Magicks of Megas-Tu : " TAS ").
The Counter-Clock Incident
In the remastered version of "The Naked Time", Sulu's chronometer featured a stardate clock and military time. Colonel West said that if hostilities with the Klingon Empire developed in 2293, the Federation was in a position to "clean their chronometers." ( )
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country James T. Kirk kept an antique clock in his home during his first retirement from Starfleet. Sometime prior to 2293, he gave the clock to his friend, Leonard McCoy. ( )
Star Trek Generations Marla Aster kept an old clock with a large base in her house on Earth. ( : " TNG ")
The Bonding Doctor Noonian Soong kept a cuckoo clock in his laboratory on Terlina III. ( : " TNG ")
On occasion, starships may need to reset the
ship's clock, i.e., on-board chronometer, at which time a Federation time beacon or a realignment subspace signal by a starbase may be consulted. ( : " TNG ", " Clues ")
Cause and Effect
While under the influence of the
Saltah'na energy sphere, Benjamin Sisko built a complex mechanical clock, the Saltah'na clock, which he would keep in his office in perpetuity. When asked later why he had done so, he replied " I have no idea." ( : " DS9 ")
In an alternate timeline ( Jake Sisko owned two clocks in his house in Louisiana. One was placed on the wall next to the door and a larger grandfather clock, located in his living room. : " DS9 ")
A clock presenting rotations, intervals and fractions.
An unknown humanoid culture in the Delta Quadrant used timepieces or tracking time. The display featured three sets of digits which relayed rotations, intervals, and fractions, the method of which the culture tracked time. ( : " VOY ")
Time and Again
The call sheet listed this prop as "burned clock". Captain Kathryn Janeway kept a high wooden clock in her quarters aboard Voyager. ( : " VOY ")
Eye of the Needle
When Kathryn Janeway and
Tuvok were taken to the Q Continuum, a building they were led to had a clock without hands. ( : " VOY ")
A grandfather clock in Jake Sisko's house
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