Category : Constellation

There Be Dragons Here…

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Published on: September 30, 2011

During the time that Draco’s star Thuban was the pole star, it would have appeared to ancient sky watchers that the Earth revolved around Draco. Dragons and other similar creatures often played a role in creation myths. In these stories the gods would often battle such creatures for control of […]


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Published on: February 7, 2010

With Orion well placed in the evening sky this month, lets take a look at a few of the unique objects in this well know constellation. The first stop is α Orionis, also called BetelgeuseBetelguese, α Orionis. Betelguese is a variable star and a member of a multiple star system. […]

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