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    ITEM#: 12258031

    Embrace your inner Einstein with this atom-inspired ceiling light. The glass globes hover around the chrome frame in a pattern reminiscent of atoms in a molecule, which means this chandelier will create a focal point in whatever room it hangs. With plenty of lights it not only will be a talking point, but it will also add sufficient light to your space.

    • Enhance your home decor with a chandelier atom light
    • Chrome frame is complemented by white glass
    • Assembles in minutes
    • Height is adjustable with included extension rods
    • Fixture can use energy-saving bulbs
    • Spare globe is included
    • Setting: Indoor
    • Fixture finish: Chrome
    • Number of lights: 9
    • Required number of bulbs and wattage: 9 standard base bulbs
    • How do you turn it on: Line switch
    • Dimensions: 24 inches wide x 24 inches tall
    This fixture does need to be hard-wired. Professional installation is recommended.

    Assembly required


    Material Chrome Glass Metal
    Finish Chrome Finish
    Number of Light 9 Lights
    Shade Material Frosted Glass
    Height 23 in or more
    Switch Type Hardwired
    Assembly Assembly Required
    Bulb Wattage 60 W
    Ceiling Light Fixture Type Chandelier
    Color Silver White
    Gallery Room Afternoon Blue
    Light Bulb Type Incandescent
    Light Direction Multi-directional
    Lighting Style Casual Contemporary Modern Specialty Transitional
    Lighting Type Chandeliers
    Width 20 - 31"
    Dimensions See Description
    Warranty Limited Lifetime
    Model Number 101-945-51669

    Customer Reviews

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    • Looks great!

      Great looking chandelier, provides a lot of light, goes well with different styles of decor. I've had this for about 4 years now and the only complaint I have is it's a little difficult to clean.

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    • Fantastic light

      we love this! highly recommend. sure it may be tricky to install but worth it.

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    • Looks great but not functional

      I was so happy with this light for 6 months. It looked fabulous until the bulbs started burning out...the globes are so fragile that they are extremely hard to take off and on. We broke the first one that we tried to change and even worse, one of the arms became unscrewed and it seems like the nut holding it in place fell into the center sphere and can not be fixed. I am having to uninstall and replace the whole fixture because what is the point of a chandelier if you can't easily replace the bulbs? I'm bummed because the look was great but turned out to be a waste of money

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    • easy to break balls, not dimmable

      love the look of it but really easy to break the glass circle covers. it even came with an extra one. we've broken 3. so are left without 2 covers. also, we've tried 3 different bulbs and have determined that the fixture will not accommodate a dimmer.

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    • Looks cool online, but very poorly made in person

      This fixture will only take expensive, low-wattage ceiling fan bulbs. No matter what type of bulbs we tried, they blew out within 5-6 weeks of install. (The fixture was electrician-checked and the problem is not wiring or wattage.) To top that, the bulbs are almost impossible to change, requiring a two-person team. Cool-looking, but it's cheap for a reason.

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    • Sputnik Atom Light Fixture

      I watched as my master electrician put this in. I really liked the overall shape, which is why I bought it. I was looking for something mid-century modern or hollywood regency for my entryway. Only problem is, I have a shorter ceiling there. My electrician used the shortest rod and made it work. It comes with three rods of varying lengths that you can apparently put together and make a longer one. I have to admit, if I didn't have to worry about door clearance (the previous light was almost flush) I'd have definitely gone for the longer rods, as that adds more drama. But the benefit is, it fit in my space - and I needed a flush or semi-flush light. So those of you without 13" ceilings, don't worry. Here's a few problems I ran across: 1) My electrician stated that the interior metal fittings of the light are rather flimsy. Where that shows up is that the light moves a little easier than it should. I am a bit worried it will come down. 2) When you get the light, go ahead and open it up, get out one globe, and take it with you when hunting for bulbs. A regular bulb won't really fit. The best fit we found was with a non-CFL ceiling fan bulb @ 40 watts each. Remember: there's NINE globes (plus a tenth extra, which due to the way they're mounted, you will definitely need down the road.) 3) By far, my major concern is the way the globes are mounted. The wires holding them in show through the glass no matter how you try to mount them. That's the main reason I give it four stars - great design, but if you are looking for it to be exactly like the picture, you'll be disappointed. Also, I am worried about the durability due to its flimsy workmanship. It does look great...for now. One note: I did install a dimmer for this light, and it really functions much better that way, but CFL's aren't really dimmable (very disappointing), and due to the opening of the globe, your bulb choices are limited at best.

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    • Love It!

      This is a relay great light. It has a mid century modern look and definately will get noticed. It is VERY bright which is good, but my husband installed a dimmer switch so we can control the brightness of the light. This gives a nice effect if you just want a soft glow sometimes. My husband installed the light by himeself. The actual assembly of the light was very easy. I am not sure what one of the other reviewer was talking about when he said the peices could be easily bent or dented. All off the components of the light were very sturdy, and I did not seen how any of them could be dented or bent. The problem that my husband had was the mounting bracket that came with the light. It did not properly line up with the standard mounting bracket in our ceiling. He had to improvise and get a few components from the hardware store to actually make it work. For that reason it took him a few hours to get up - but once installed it looks and works great.

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    • Puts Out ALot of Light!

      Love this chandelier -- using it in our retro kitchen. Unique, very cool. Not wild about the bar, as it looks a bit cheap with the seam, but everything else is great. You'll need to purchase a special bulb for these -- we're using the CHANDELIER energy-saving lightbulbs, and it still puts out a ton of light. Love that during the winter when it gets so dark and dreary. Electrician had no problem installing.

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    • Perfect

      Love it! For some reason reviews on the difficulty of assembling this fixture scared me off for a long time. I could just imagine cracking most of the globes. I changed the lighting in my dining room twice with other fixtures-- but remained unhappy with the results. I love to decorate & re-decorate - I'm always aiming for perfect. I finally bought it after a year of wasting my time & money on the other fixtures - not to mention putting my husband through hardwiring a dining room fixture 3 times. This one is staying up-- can not imagine finding anything better. With 2 people attaching the globes it was a breeze- one to squeeze the prongs- the other to attach the globe. Nine 40 watt bulbs gives us plenty of light - it just looks fabulous!

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    • Looks Great. Options limited on angled ceiling.

      The ceiling housing hole is the exact diameter of extension rod, so the rod will not angle more than about 5 degrees without bending the surface of the ceiling housing. Required modification to hang on ceiling angled at about 30 degrees (made hole bigger with a 3/4 inch bit on a drill press). But I love this light! Otherwise it seems pretty much perfect in every way.

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    Questions & Answers

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    • Why did you choose this product?

      • I love the mid century modern look that it has.

    • I am also in need of the replacement globes. Please let me know where I can get them. Thank you

      • Hello cakemeg, thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted by Customer Care.

    • Hello there. I know this question is a popular one, but I have to ask: Where can I get replacement globes for this light fixture? It's lovely, but as many people have mentioned, it's impossible to change the bulbs. The springs the hold the globes in are far too tight, and snap back on the globes. This means that even if you're being extremely careful, they're going to break. I really need a new globe--- Any leads on where I should look?

      • Hello Tif, the most direct answer is made to jiheckwolf on Dec 12, 2012. If you have difficulty with that, please contact our Customer Service department directly. Contact information is at the bottom of the product page under Customer Service.

    • hi there Thank you for your response below, however, there is no easy and delicate way to change the bulbs. We could not have been more careful and we broke one. It also sliced my husband's hand open. I love this chandelier but am very disappointed by this. I really don't understand how anyone could successfully change these bulbs without breaking the glass. Easy on, but impossible to take off.\

      • Hello homeimprovementi, I'm sorry for all the issues you are having with this. I am having someone from customer care contact you to see if we can get you a replacement bulb. Have a great day!

    • How do I change the bulbs on this chandelier. We attempted to change one and it broke. Afraid to change any others!

      • Hello homeimprovementinc, another reviews says that a glass ball was broken in the event of changing the bulb. They are very delicate, so you just have to be very careful when changing them. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • I guess now it's my turn to ask about taking the globes off the fixture to replace the bulbs. Due to the tightness of the springs, I've broken two globes already. Luckily, I didn't cut myself. What solution(s) was/were offered to the others?

      • Hello belly1026, you will be contact by a customer care specialist shortly. Thanks for shopping with us!

    • can this be hung on a slanted ceiling?

      • Hello gmgrayum08, yes this can be hung on a slanted ceiling. Thank you for shopping with us. Vicki H

    • I also have immense trouble changing the bulbs- broken globes and cut fingers. Please assist!!

      • Hello ametral, Thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted by Customer Care.

    • What kind of extension rod can be purchased to extend it further than the 36 inches?

      • Hello doanuts, Thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted by Customer Care.

    • Can this be hung from an angled ceiling and still hang straight down/level?

      • The minimum length from the down rod is 18 inches and it may be hung from an angled ceiling to hang straight. Good question, thank you.

    • if height of top globe to bottom is 16, what is the minimum length of the rod ?

    • Follow up to earlier question. If maximum extension is 36" and height is 16" from top globe to bottom globe is maximum distance from ceiling to bottom globe 52"?

      • Thank you for your question. Looking at the current dimensions provided I believe that your correct. I hope this helps you.

    • Hi, we love our sputnik, but need replacement globes. How can we order more?Thanks

      • You can purchase more by going to and searching for keyword: 39723 You may also find the direct link here:

    • How long can you extend the light-- I have a very tall entrance way..Maybe a 25 foot ceiling...THANKS

      • The light fixture is capable of extending the light to 36". The height is 16 inches from the top globe to the bottom globe.

    • What are the estimated ship dimensions and weight?

      • The shipping weight is 18 pounds. The shipping box''s dimensions are 18 inches high x 18 inches wide x 22 inches long.

    • We are planning on using these chandeliers in our restaurant...Can I buy several more globes for future need?

      • Unfortunately, we do not sell extra globes for this item. We recommend contacting the manufacturer for further assistance with this matter. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

    • Why the lights go on and off by themself? I had tap on the globe for it to turn on and then it turned off again? I took out the globes and 1 of them broke. What should I do?

      • Contact our customer service department and they should be able to assist you with this issue.

    • Is this UL listed?

    • I have this product installed and now have to change the light bulbs. The springs are too tight and I'm not able to get the globe off without breaking it. Also, I did get one off, changed the bulb and then had to have my neighbor help me put the bulb back on. I had already cut my fingers trying by myself. What am I doing wrong? Now I have 4 bulbs out and am afraid to even try to change them. Please help.

      • Thank you for your inquiry; you will be contacted promptly by Customer Care.

    • My replacement globe arrived damaged, how do I receive a replacement globe?


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