Psykhe: The Goddess and Asteroid

Rachel McNeil

Date: February 13, 2019

Major: environmental sustainability management

Genre/Medium: painting/acrylic and marker

About the work: This painting depicts the goddess, Psykhe, for whom the asteroid was named. In this piece, there are hidden images and text that relate to the discovery story of the asteroid. If you look closely at tendrils of hair, accessories, and wings, you’ll find clues that relate to numerous aspects of the Psyche asteroid, such as the scientist who discovered it, what it is believed to be made out of, etc.

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Date Added: 02-13-2019
Credit: Rachel McNeil

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