Auriga Constellation Art Print

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$8.99 

A Museum Quality Print of Auriga Constellation by Jehoshapat Aspin being Card #7 out of a set of 32 astronomical cards entitled Urania's Mirror. Auriga, Latin for Charioteer, is among 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy. Capella is the brightest star within this system and is the 6th brightest star in our night sky. This star is nicknamed the Goat Star and is located 43 light years from Earth. Urania's Mirror astronomical cards were published in 1825 in London for the purpose of learning about the stars and constellations in the sky. Picture #40

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