The Northern Cross

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The Northern Cross

Dimensions:
28.00" H x 17.00" W
Medium:
Pastels
Year Completed:
2005
Subject(s):
Constellation Starscape
Original for Sale:
SOLD
Available as Ltd Edition:
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The constellation Cygnus (the Swan) more closely resembling the Christian cross than a swan, is also known as The Northern Cross. This celestial bird flies down the Milky Way, its wings outstretched and its neck pointing south. 
Here The Northern Cross is shown in the northeast as it appears in June and July between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Other constellations present include from top to bottom, Lyra, Vulpecula, Sagitta, Delphinus, Lacerta, Equuleus and a portion of Pegasus.
 

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