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The wristwatch on the desktop is not
It displays the current time according to your computer's system. (If
you reset your computer's clock, it resets the time on the watch, and the
day to night changes across the site.)
The marks around the face are that of a compass, not a clock. with 16
marks rather than 12... even though it is numbered with the four traditional
quarter hours: 12-3-6-9.
During Peeves' visit, the watch
It begins with bright blue lightning-like crackles.
Then the face glows turquoise blue.
Then small dots appear around the edges in place of the hour markings
and 12 hands appear one at a time around the face.
The dots are slightly different sizes and colors (planets?), leading
me to believe it is a representation of
watch, which is described as having "12 hands but no numbers;
instead, little planets move along the edge".
After the doxy
flies through, the watch face emits a flash of white light and returns