Copernicus' Orbit Puzzle Review (Professor Puzzle)

What It Is

Copernicus' Orbit Puzzle from Professor Puzzle is a metal puzzle in a twisted orb shape. The object is to remove the handle from the puzzle, without forcing or bending it. It sounds easy enough but you have to figure out the secret to moving the handle through the puzzle in order to solve it. If you get the handle off, you then have to get it back on and return it to the starting position.

Is It Fun?

This is one of those puzzles that is hard to put down because you feel like the answer should be so easy to find. It's not, and the challenge of successfully solving the puzzle is what makes it so much fun.

Who It’s For

This is a great item for puzzle fans and anyone who likes a good brain teaser. The simple rules make it suitable for all ages-from kids to adults.

What To Be Aware Of

The solution to the puzzle can be found at, where a video shows how to remove and replace the handle. Even after watching the video, the puzzle is still a challenge. Copernicus' Orbit Puzzle is part of the Great Minds collection that also includes puzzles like Galileo's Star Puzzle and DaVinci's Cross Puzzle.

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  • Assembly & Instructions

    None or Very Easy