Astronomy -- Constellations

1. "Heavenly Tenants"

a children's book written by William Maxwell

and illustrated by Ilonka Karasz (1946) and republished in 1995...

Magical for adults and children of all ages...


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Both the author and the illustrator are remarkable people who greatly influenced American Culture during the 20th Century...

but I will let you do the Google Searching to figure out their connection and influences...

Meanwhile Ilonka Karasz's illustration for the book, wonder-fully depicts some of the sky's constellations for you to enjoy

and learn about...

And of course if you do a Google Image Search for "constellations", you might continue to discover many more beautiful aspects of our "Heavenly Tenants"...


2. Wired Magazine Science online with Night Sky Astrophotography Time-Lapse Video

by a Dakota Farmer: Randy Halverson

You get to see a lot of Orion, and other cool "Heavenly Tenants" of our Night Sky...and Daytime Sky Streaming By...

("Compressed-Time" adds a new dimension to our knowledge and "seeing"...

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/04/time-lapse-astrophotography/

3. Constellations on a "Star Party Car"


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