The Constellation Hercules

Tiny points of light, with a magic all their own.
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Christopher K.
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The Constellation Hercules

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From a pair of stars that don't orbit at all but just look close to each other (Delta Herculis) to a pair of stars whose actual colors were for a time a source of hot debate (95 Herculis) to one of the most astounding star clusters in the Galaxy, this constellation representing one of the great Greek heroes is a wonder for all beginning to advanced skygazers, as well as those who like hearing tales of gods and monsters from long ago.

More information:
Burnham's Celestial Handbook, pp. 950-996.
https://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/H/Her.html

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