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James Gall's An Easy Guide to the Constellations WITH A Miniature Atlas PDF

By James Gall

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The upper one is called Castor, and the lower one, the brighter of the two, is called Pollux. The other stars belonging to GEMINI form three lines parallel to Castor and Pollux, and stretch away to the right, in the direction of ORION. GEMINI is is seen from the third sign of the Zodiac, and December to May. and Pollux were the two youths who, at the battle of Lake Regillus, suddenly appeared on milk-white horses to aid the hardAfter the battle they dispressed Romans. and till then did the Romans not appeared, " realize that it was the Heavenly Twins" themselves who had helped them.

The line joining the Pole Star with the If right-hand star of CASSIOPEIA is prolonged downwards for a little more than its own length, it passes through two stars which form the lefthand top and bottom corners of a great square. From the two right-hand stars of this square two lines of stars shoot out to the right, the upper line shooting upwards from the uppermost star, and the lower line downwards from These form the constellation the lower star. The top left-hand corner of the of PEGASUS. square does not belong to PEGASUS, but to ANDROMEDA (Map 10).

The (The Dragon) constellation of DRACO, the Dragon, is a beautiful line of stars sweeping gracefully round between the PLOUGH and URSA MINOR. This line begins not far from the line that joins the Pole Star with the Pointers, and runs nearly parallel with the PLOUGH, till, nearly opposite the end of the handle, it when turns round and bends towards CASSIOPEIA. Then, after twice turning, it terminates in two not far from Vega which represent the head of the Dragon. A third star, which seems to form the snout of the Dragon, belongs to stars the constellation of some HERCULES; see Map 19.

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