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Friday, December 19, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Columba’

Sky Tonight—Feb 19, The Hare and the Dove below the

Sky Tonight—Feb 19, The Hare and the Dove below the Hunter

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org If you look south around 8 p.m., you will easily notice a short, straight row of three medium bright stars. These stars represent the Belt of Orion the Hunter. Also, notice the star Sirius. Sirius: Dog Star and brightest star On old sky maps, the mighty Hunter of the ancient myths is seen poised with an upraised club and shield, as though fending off the raging Bull, Taurus. Jupiter is the bright ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight, February 9, 2010: The Hare and the

Earthsky Tonight, February 9, 2010: The Hare and the Dove below the Hunter

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org If you look southward around 8 p.m., you will easily notice a short, straight row of three medium bright stars. These stars represent the Belt of Orion the Hunter. Also, notice the star Sirius. On old sky maps, the mighty Hunter of the ancient myths is seen poised with an upraised club and shield, as though fending off the raging Bull, Taurus. Meanwhile, two meek animals seem to cower at the Hunter’s ... Full Story

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