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learn your constellations

15/02/2010 22:48
A constellation is a group of celestial bodies, usually stars, which appear to form a pattern in the sky. Astronomers today still utilize the term.  Here they are in alphabetical order.     *Andromeda     * Antlia     * Apus     *...

Naked eye in astronomy

15/02/2010 22:08
Naked eye in astronomy The visibility of astronomical objects is strongly affected by light pollution. Even a few hundred kilometers away from metropolitan areas where the sky can appear to be very dark, it is still the residual light pollution that sets the limit on the visibility of faint...

The naked eye

15/02/2010 22:06
The naked eye is a figure of speech referring to human visual perception that is unaided by enhancing equipment, such as a telescope or microscope.  The term is often used in astronomy when referring to events that can be viewed without equipment, such as astronomical conjunctions, passage of...
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