Neil Armstrong Honored At The South Pole

Return to Tradition: 2013 Geographic South Pole Marker Sports Classic Style, The Anarctic Sun

"The marker shows the position of the planets as viewed from the South Pole on Jan 1, 2013. There are seven brass planets displayed on a copper inlay. In the very center is a small copper star that marks the South Pole. "In the center of the marker (in brass) we have the sun, sunset and moon, with the Southern Cross, including the pointers. If you look carefully, the small inscription above the moon reads, 'Accomplishment & Modesty.' This was a reference to honor Neil Armstrong, as he passed away when I was making this section with the moon."

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This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on January 15, 2013 1:08 PM.

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