(Submitted February 01, 1997)
I am trying to learn about the constellations and how to pick out the
different ones by star gazing. Can you help me do that in this site?
For learning about the constellations on the web, we recommend:
However, it may be more useful to buy a planisphere (star wheel), the current
issue of "Sky & Telescope", "Astronomy"or a similar
magazine, or a book on stars and constellations. You can take any one of
these outside with you when you go star gazing, and compare what you see on
the sky with what is on the chart.
Hope this helps,
for Imagine the
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