Halleys Comet

1000 years of starry nights. 

(Showing the passage of Halley's Comet).

2020

Inkjet using archival pigment on conservation grade paper

Ten panels, each 1550 x 650

Edition of 7 plus proofs

This work documents every night in the thousand years from 1001 until 2000. Each square represents one night. It is based on the Julian and Gregorian calendars and is the version for European catholic countries that followed the new calendar from 1582.

There are ten panels in total, one for each century. The above shows the 19th century with the visible passage of the comet marked in yellow