Northern skies exhibit opens at Prince of Wales

Artistic diversity of Northern women

Peter Varga
Northern News Services
Published Saturday, July 3, 2010

SOMBA K’E/YELLOWKNIFE – Astronomy North opened an exhibit from out of this world at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre late last month.

The Legendary Sky Exhibit showcases a work of art commissioned by De Beers Canada which features a diamond taken into space last year by Canadian astronaut Julie Payette.

Unveiled at the exhibit’s opening on Thursday, the sculpture heralds the end of the diamond’s journey from the depths of the Earth, into orbit, and return home for a place in the museum’s permanent collection.

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