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Ara Constellation | Facts about the Altar

Ara, also known as the Altar constellation, is a fairly small group of stars that can be seen from the Southern hemisphere. Not only is it home to some well known stars, but also to

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Aquarius Constellation | The Water Bearer

Aquarius is undoubtedly one of the best known constellations, known for making up one of the Zodiac signs. Its location make it very easily visible, even with the naked eye, even though the constellation itself

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Pyxis Constellation | The Marine Compass

If you’re looking to learn a little more about the Pyxis constellation, then you’re in the right place. This constellation has a ton of different stars in it, so there’s a lot to learn about!

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Aquila Constellation | Facts about the Eagle

Now, Aquila is one of the more interesting constellations up there in the sky. It’s one of the larger constellations, and it has a multitude of different stars within the constellation for us to talk

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Apus Constellation | The Bird of Paradise

One of the smaller constellations in the night sky, Apus consists of just a few bright stars. Located just to the South of Triangulum Australe, this constellation is best seen from the Southern hemisphere due

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Antlia Constellation | The Air Pump

One of the lesser known constellations in the night sky and with few stars, Antlia might not have been one high up on your list to see. However for those in the Southern hemisphere, it

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The 26 Best Places to See Stars in the World

There are many different places all around our planet that make for the perfect place to do some serious stargazing. A few different factors make some locations far better places to see stars than others,

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What do astronomers mean by light pollution?

There are many different terms that astronomers use in relation to astronomy, and some of them can be confusing. One term that we use a lot is light pollution, which is typically considered as a

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What do astronomers mean by a constellation?

There’s a lot of different things to understand about the night sky. With thousands of stars up there, it only makes sense that throughout history, people have looked up there and seen different images in

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What time is considered to be “dusk”?

Many people out there get confused about what dusk actually is. There are a lot of different terms that are thrown around like dusk, dawn, twilight and many more. It can be difficult to truly

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10 Awesome Astronomy Gifts for Kids

If you’re looking for some good astronomy gifts for kids, then there are a ton of different options out there to choose from. In fact, there are some many that it can be a little

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Twilight vs Dusk – What is the Difference?

Many people get confused between the difference between twilight and dusk. Whilst they’re around the same period of time as each other, we generally refer to them as different periods of time when the Sun

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Astronomical Twilight – what does it mean?

If you’re interested in astronomy, then you’ll likely have heard of twilight. However, there are different names for twilight, including astronomical twilight, civil twilight and nautical twilight. But how do these twilights differ to one

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What does Tidally Locked mean? | Explained

If you’re curious about what it means to be tidally locked, then you’re in the right place. Being tidally locked is an inevitability for many moons in our solar system, although some have managed to