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Monday, November 19, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘NGC 869’

EarthSky Tonight—September 9, Cassiopeia the Queen

EarthSky Tonight—September 9,  Cassiopeia the Queen in northeast

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Cassiopeia the Queen can be found in the northeast after sunset on September evenings. This constellation has the distinct shape of a W, or M, depending on the time of night you see it. The shape of this constellation makes Cassiopeia’s stars very noticeable. Cassiopeia represents an ancient Queen of Ethiopia. The entire constellation is also sometimes called Cassiopeia’s Chair, and some old star maps depict the Queen ... Full Story