David Bowie has finally got to Mars with his own constellation (Pic) 6 years ago

David Bowie has finally got to Mars with his own constellation (Pic)

David Bowie is officially a Starman after being given his own constellation.

To mark his out-of-this-world talent, he has found a home in space in the form of seven stars that shine in the shape of the lightning bolt and sit in the vicinity of Mars.

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Belgian astronomer Philippe Mollet, from the MIRA Observatory, said in a statement: It was not easy to determine the appropriate stars, adding that 'Studio Brussels asked us to give Bowie a unique place in the galaxy.

'Referring to his various albums, we chose seven stars — Sigma Librae, Spica, Alpha Virginis, Zeta Centauri, SAA 204 132, and the Beta Sigma Octantis Trianguli Australis — in the vicinity of Mars,' Mollet explained.

'The constellation is a copy of the iconic Bowie lightning and was recorded at the exact time of his death.'

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The creation of the constellation is part of the Stardust for Bowie tribute project, where fans can use Google Sky to add their favourite Bowie songs with a short note to a virtual version of the constellation.

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