The Delphinus Constellation

The northern constellation of Delphinus, located near the celestial equator, is one of the original 48 constellations compiled by Ptolemy

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The Corona Borealis Constellation

Located in the northern hemisphere is the faint constellation of Corona Borealis, otherwise known as the "Northern Crown".

7 years ago

Do Stars Move? Tracking Their Movements Across the Sky

The stars look static in the sky, but are they moving? How fast, and how do we know? What events…

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The Cetus Constellation

Located along the ecliptic plane is the Cetus constellation, the fourth largest constellation in the sky and one of the…

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The Canis Minor Constellation

Located in the northern skies, surrounded by the Monoceros, Gemini, Cancer and Hydra, is the constellation known as Canis Minor.

8 years ago

The Andromeda Constellation

In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a list of the then-known 48 constellations. His…

8 years ago

Mobile Launcher Upgraded to Launch NASA’s Mammoth ‘Journey to Mars’ Rocket

Looking up from beneath the enlarged exhaust hole of the Mobile Launcher to the 380 foot-tall tower astronauts will ascend…

9 years ago

Book Review: The Seventh Landing — Going Back to the Moon, This Time to Stay

Can you remember back to your first love? The one that left you in tears, wondering what ever caused such…

9 years ago

What Are the Stars in Orion’s Belt?

Orion dominates the winter sky in the northern hemisphere. Its large size and  collection of bright stars -- such as…

9 years ago

Astronomy Cast – Episode 248: Carina Constellation

Time for another detailed look at a constellation; one of the most fascinating in the sky, but hidden to most…

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