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North Celestial Pole Print featuring the photograph Precession Of The North Celestial Pole by Sheila Terry

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Precession Of The North Celestial Pole Print

by Sheila Terry

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Precession Of The North Celestial Pole print by Sheila Terry.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Precession of the North Celestial Pole. Artwork of the constellations of the North Celestial Pole and the slow circular movement (red) of this Pole over a period of thousands of years. This movement is known as precession. Precession is the term for the way a rotating object (such as the Earth) wobbles in a precise and calculable manner. The current pole star is Polaris (centre right). Some 3000 years ago in around 2000 BC, the pole star was Draconis (lower centre). The time for one complete precession is shown as 23,667 years. The actual time is now thought to be closer to 25,700 years. The artworks of the constellations represent their mythical names. This artwork, which is based on the diagram in The Story of the Heavens (Robert Ball, 1886), was published in Pioneers of Science (Oliver Lodge, 1893).

About Sheila Terry

Sheila Terry

Science Photo Library was founded in 1981 by Michael Marten, one of the authors of "Worlds Within Worlds", a book exploring different ways to observe the universe - from electron micrographs, to images of earthrise taken from the Apollo spacecraft. When Marten started receiving requests for the beautiful images in the book, he had an idea of setting up Science Photo Library. Since then, Science Photo Library has continued to work alongside world acclaimed photographers and the leading science and medical experts to provide a central source of the best science and specialist imagery available. Although the collection started with scientific images, it has grown to encompass all aspects of science and their impact on everyday life.

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