Constellations

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Southern Circumpolar Constellations

The circumpolar southern constellations are Carina, Centaurus, and Crux. They can be found circling the south celestial pole and can be seen from southern latitudes at any time of year while remaining invisible for observers in most northern locations….

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Former Constellations: Brief Overview

After spending much time discussing their visibility for amateur astronomers in the Pacific Northwest, it makes sense to discuss constellations that are no longer around in the sky today. Prior to standardization efforts, many of…




Andromeda Constellation

Andromeda Constellation

The Andromeda Constellation is one of the modern 88 constellations as defined by the IAU. One of the earliest recordings of the Andromeda Constellation was the the 2nd-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy Located north of the celestial equator, the constellation is named…