Rest of the Constellations

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Today I am finishing the constellations in the Northern Hemisphere. Enjoy! Gemini resembles twin brothers holding hands. The brightest stars in Gemini are Castor and Pollux. In the winter and spring, you can see the twins walking on one of the spiral arms of the Milky Way. Gemini Orion If you look toward the south […]

Even More Constellations!

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When the sun sets at night, assorted constellations reveal themselves against the black soup of space. As the night progresses, some of these constellations set below the horizon, and others rise to take their places. The parade of constellations continues all night long until the sun rises again and obscures the stars from our sight. […]

The Story of Andromeda

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On a dark, cloudless night, we can see thousands of stars scattered across the inky black soup of night. If you look at the stars long enough, you might imagine that you can see simple pictures of people, animals, weapons, and much more. The stars outlining an imaginary picture are called constellations. Queen Cassiopeia Although […]