M81-type galaxy – first painting modeled on a photograph – pre-1962 200-inch Hale telescope, Palomar Observatory. 9” x 12”. Fabric canvas on heavy cardboard panel. Acrylic paint – white, blue galaxy and multicolored stars on black background. Fluorescent (UV light activated) and phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) pigments. Painting completed in April 1991.