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Asterism - Universe Today
[/caption] The Big Dipper is an asterism (well-known to those who live in the northern hemisphere), so is the False Cross (well-known to those who live in the southern hemisphere). Asterisms are easily recognized pattern of *s*t*a*r*s* (but not a constellation). The sky is full of asterisms easily seen without a telescope or binoculars: Summer … Continue reading "Asterism"