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Guide to Night Sky

People have been looking up at the night sky for millennia, charting the stars, viewing the planets, and even visiting those distant placesGuide to Night Sky that we can't even see with the naked eye. In some countries, the constellations are visible to them, while in others, planets can clearly be seen.

Here, we'll look at the all emcompassing night sky and everything within it, from the constellations that form the zodiac to the planets that make up (and don't make up our solar system to the histories of astronomy and astrology. Get your telescopes ready, because we'll check out devices that can help you view that which is above us.

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