1G Series: Intergalactic TravelRegular price $151.00
GOD TRIP - SERIES
From micro atomic to macro galactic.
In collaboration with Lannie Lê, Business & Life Partner
“Two thirds of all stars in the night sky with names have Arabic names. An homage to their ‘stellar’ navigational skills 1000 years ago, during the Golden Age of Islam.”
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
“The study of astronomy has a rich history within the Islamic tradition, particularly within the so-called ‘Islamic Golden Age’ from the 10th to the 12th century through figures such as Al-Khwarizmi, Al-Farghani, Ibn Al Haytham and Nasir al-Din al-Tulsi to name a few.”
- Faizal Nazir, Space and Islam: What You Didn’t Know
“(God) is the One who has set out for you the stars, that you may guide yourselves by them through the darkness of the land and of the sea. We have detailed the signs for people who know.”
- Quran 6:97
Dashed gold lines: Location of of our Sun and solar system in our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Dashed white lines: Earth’s one full orbit around the sun. Moon’s 13 orbits around Earth.
Gold line: Sun moving through space, orbiting Sagittarius A*, Milky Way’s supermassive black hole.
Moon’s orbital speed: 1.022 km/sec
Earth’s orbital speed: 29.78 km/sec
Sun’s orbital speed: 230 km/sec
You, and our solar system, have travelled approximately 138,000 km in the last 10 minutes, and about 828,000 km in the last hour.
Background Pattern: Lines based on patterns found on the ceilings in Abdullah Khan Madrasah, Bukhara (1598 AD)
Milky Way: A Roadmap to the Milky Way, Artist Concept, NASA
Sun: NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory
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Vinyl on gatorboard
18" x 18”