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Spotting Constellations

The sidereal sky can confuse those who attempt to connect the dots when visualizing the constellations as vivid imagery and art.  One website Pixhaven.net has posted some beautiful night skies with both the constellations and the art associated with it.

 

 

Regulus (The Lion) & Ursa Major (The Great Bear or the Big Dipper)

Regulus (The Lion) & Ursa Major (The Great Bear or the Big Dipper)

It’s difficult to spot the constellations here, so the image below will connect the dots.

 

 

 

Regulus and Ursa Major Constellations

Regulus and Ursa Major Constellations

 

 

To see them together, this image overlays the constellations on top of the illustrations.  More constellations to come!

 

 

Constellations and Illustrations Overlaid

Constellations and Illustrations Overlaid