Fortis Novonaut

November 2023

Fortis Novonaut

The Novonaut has landed as the successor to the brand’s famed Official Cosmonauts from thirty years ago. This new limited-edition iteration comes equipped with the space-approved Werk 17 manufacture calibre, featuring a column-wheel chronograph mechanism.


he wait is over. After three decades of setting the gold standard in space with the iconic B-42 Official Cosmonauts, Fortis presents the Novonaut. This is not just a watch; it‘s an odyssey, a revolution, and a new chapter in space exploration.

The Novonaut is not here to merely measure moments; it‘s engineered to dominate the cosmos. Fuelled by the space-approved Fortis Werk 17, packing a 60-hour power arsenal, this column-wheel chronograph is a relentless machine.

The Novonaut‘s Sirius bezelTM sets a new standard. Made of ceramic, it‘s not just sleek - it‘s virtually unbreakable. Super-LumiNova adds unmatched brightness, making it the ideal companion for any challenge, day or night. Lumicast numerals round out this power-house, keeping you on course no matter where you are.

Limited to 100 pieces globally, the Novonaut dons orange highlights and a unique smoked sapphire crystal case back featuring a rocket.

The model embodies celestial beauty with its cobalt blue dial and polished Sirius bezel.

As a nod to the the model’s origins, the new iteration features a matte ceramic bezel and a matte dial, as the ultimate successor of the famous Official Cosmonauts.


Case diameter: 42 mm
Space resistance: 200 m / 600 ft / 20 atm
Body material: Recycled stainless steel
Bezel type: Bi-directional Sirius bezelTM
Bezel material: Polished ceramic with Super-Luminova inserts
Glass: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides
Case back: Smoked sapphire
Crown type: Screw-down crown with triple gasket system

Dial color: Cobalt Blue
Dial pattern: Sunburst with grooved subdials
Dial details: Numerals applied with Super-Luminova X1 Lumicast
Hands: Luminous hour and minute hands.
Stop second counting hand in Berlac Fluor Orange with Super-Luminova bull’s eye
Date: “13” in Berlac fluor orange

Stainless steel block bracelet with adjustable slide clasp
Hybrid strap: Made from FKM and hogh strength textile incl. pin buckle

Werk 17
Space-tested self-winding column wheel manufacture chronograph
Regulated to the Fortis performance standards
Special designed bridge and tangential micro screw regulation for ultimate robustness
Complications: Chronograph, day-date
Power reserve 60h

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