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Tartan Details - Moon and Airless Bodies

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Moon and Airless Bodies" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 12174
Designer: Geoffrey (Tailor) Ltd
Tartan date: 04/06/2018
Registration date: 15 June 2018
Category: Other
Restrictions: Yes.
Prepared for weaving by Geoffrey (Tailor) Ltd.

Registration notes: This tartan was designed on behalf of Charles Cockell, Professor of Astrobiology, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh to celebrate robotic and human science, exploration and outreach activities associated with the Moon or other airless bodies including asteroids, comets, Kuiper Belt Objects or other objects. Colours: The grey background represents the minerals and rocks on airless bodies. The bold white line represents ice or salt deposits on some bodies, for example, icy comets or ice in the permanently shadowed craters of the Moon. The black line represents organic materials on comets, in lunar polar craters and other bodies. The green line represents life eventually established on these bodies in the form of human exploration and settlement. The silver line represents the future technological transformation of some of these bodies by human settlement and industry. Anyone with an interest in this tartan may wear it.
Registrant details: Miss Denise Bald, 8 Gorton Place, Rosewell, Midlothian, Scotland, EH24 9BL
[email protected]
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