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Blog 1

How did we come up with the names and positions of the constellations in the night sky? This is a question I will be answering in this blog, and I hope to contribute to the diverse themes presented in the book. My focus is on the Arabic contribution to the naming of the stars and […] Continue reading

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Star Lore

Constellations of the northern sky Have you ever looked up into the night sky, gazed upon the stars, tried to imagine them within those famous constellations, and wondered, how the heck does that group of stars¬†look like a man carrying a club and a shield/lion/pelt? ¬†That would be Orion, (also, The Hunter) who I found […] Continue reading

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