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Flags of the Undiscovered Planets: 2

© DACS 2019. Photo credit: Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge

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This painting was commissioned for the official inauguration of The Roque de los Muchachos Observatory, Canary Islands, 29th June 1985. It was opened by the Spanish royal family and six European heads of state.

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge



acrylic on paper


H 64 x W 82 cm

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gift from Sir John Kingman, Chairman of the Science and Engineering Research Council, 2004

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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge

20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0EH England

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