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Deep-Sky Objects

Deep-Sky Objects in Capricornus

October 10, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Capricornus, the 40th largest constellation, is the smallest of the 12 zodiac constellations, covering an area of just 414 square degrees of the southern sky between latitudes +60° and -90°. The most luminous star in […]

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Deep-Sky Objects

Deep-Sky Objects in Aquarius

October 5, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Aquarius is the night sky’s 10th largest constellation, and in terms of zodiac constellation is second in size only to Virgo. Its most luminous star is Sadalsuud, a yellow supergiant situated 540 light years from […]

Star Constellations the Zodiac
Star Constellations

Star Constellations: The Zodiac

September 28, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

There are 88 modern constellations occupying different regions of the sky, with the 12 zodiac constellations situated within a 9° band either side of the ecliptic plane, an imaginary line which traces the apparent path […]

10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations
Astronomy Lists

10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations

February 22, 2013 Peter Christoforou 5

1: Constellations Are Star Patterns In The Night Sky Constellations (“set of stars”) are basically groups of stars that have imaginatively been linked together to depict mythological characters, animals and objects from mankind’s past. This allowed […]

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