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Taurus zodiac constellation gold metallic foil print on black paper by Cocorrina
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus zodiac constellation gold metallic foil print on black paper by Cocorrina
Taurus Constellation Art Print

Taurus Constellation Art Print

Regular price €36,75 now €18,38

Taurus the Bull is one of the most prominent and easily recognizable constellations in the northern winter sky. It is a large constellation that spans more than 40 degrees of the sky, making it one of the largest constellations in the celestial sphere.

Taurus is an ancient constellation that has been documented since the Early Bronze Age, making it one of the oldest constellations known to mankind. It is believed that the constellation was first recognized and named by the ancient Babylonians, who associated it with the goddess Ishtar and the bull of heaven.

The brightest star in the constellation is Aldebaran, which is located in the V-shaped asterism known as Hyades that makes up the bull's face. Aldebaran is a red giant star that is approximately 65 light-years away from Earth, and it is also the 14th brightest star in the sky. It is often referred to as Taurus' Eye and is known for its fiery or bloodshot appearance, which is said to be due to the star's reddish-orange color.

In Greek mythology, Taurus plays an important role in the story of Zeus and Europa. According to the myth, Zeus transformed himself into a white bull with golden horns to abduct Europa, a Phoenician princess, and take her to Crete. The constellation is also present in the mythologies of Ancient Babylon and Egypt, where it was associated with the bull of heaven and the god Osiris, respectively.

Overall, Taurus the Bull is a fascinating constellation that has captured the imaginations of people for thousands of years. Its bright stars and distinctive shape make it one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky.

Size: A3 Size (29.7 x 42.0cm), (11.69 x 16.53 inches)
Paper: Cotton Munken Polar 240 gsm.
Features: Metallic Foil
Shipping Package: The Art Print is sent in a thick recycled paper tube, wide enough to keep your print protected. 
Environment / Safety: FSC-C020637, PEFC_05-33-99, EU Ecolabel : SE/011/05, The paper is inspected for Nordic Ecolabelled printing, ECF, ISO 14001, EMAS,  Age resistant (ISO 9706), Woodfree 
(Frame not included)
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus Constellation Art Print
Taurus zodiac constellation gold metallic foil print on black paper by Cocorrina