Draco and Ursa Minor Constellations Art Print

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$7.99 

A Museum Quality Print of Draco and Ursa Minor Constellations from Urania's Mirror Astronomical Cards by Jehoshaphat Aspin being card #1. Draco, Latin for Dragon, is home to the Cat's Eye Nebula. The brightest star in the system in Gamma Draconis or Etamin which is 148 light years from Earth. The Ursa Minor constellation is also known as the Little Bear and is one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptomely in the 2nd century. The tail of the Little Bear is what we know as the Little Dipper. The brightest star in Ursa Minor is Polaris which is 432 light years from Earth and is known as The North Star. If you are at Earth's North Pole the star Polaris will be directly overhead. Urania's Mirror was a set of 32 astronomical cards published in 1825 in London for the purpose of learning about the stars and constellations in the sky.

Fine Art Prints of Distinction painstakingly repairs the original files of these old paintings or prints, as much as they can be repaired without ruining the original intent of the artist. We then print with the best inks, papers and printers. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks hanging in their home or business. Please don't confuse our prints with the mass produced prints on cheap poster type papers, our works of art are a much better quality and made one at a time in our family business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a Premium Fine Art Print made from the antique picture entitled Draco and Ursa Minor Constellations from Urania's Mirror Astronomical Cards by Jehoshaphat Aspin.

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