What Type of Star is Cygnus

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Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way, deriving its name from the Latinized Greek word for swan. Cygnus is one of the most recognizable constellations of the northern summer and autumn, and it features a prominent asterism known as the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross). Cygnus was among the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it … Read more What Type of Star is Cygnus

3 Fun Facts About the Sun

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The Sun, is the closest star to planet Earth and is one of the main sources of life on the planet. While there is a lot to still learn about the Sun, there are many things scientists know already. 1. The Sun’s Relation to Earth The Sun is responsible for aiding in process like photosynthesis … Read more 3 Fun Facts About the Sun

4 Things That All Good Telescopes Should Have

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While viewing experiences differ from person to person, but there are some common features that every stargazer agrees upon. Starting from very basic accommodations, to very important features, these are the top four important features that all telescopes should have. 1. Diameter The bigger the diameter of the telescope lens, the higher the resolution. While … Read more 4 Things That All Good Telescopes Should Have