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Summer Triangle

A pattern of three bright stars that stands highest in the sky during the nights of summer and early autumn. Its brightest member is Vega, in the constellation Lyra, which rises first. Deneb, the tail of Cygnus, the swan, is the northernmost point of the triangle, with Altair, in Aquila, the eagle, marking the southern point.


Radio Programs

Hanging Triangle A holdover from summer skies December 11, 2021

Summer Symbols Symbols of summer in the evening sky September 27, 2020

Summer Triangle Triangulating on the summer sky July 1, 2018

Christmas Skies A star that does double duty December 25, 2017

Summer Triangle Triangulating the summer sky June 25, 2017

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Milky Way Dark Rift

Dark Rift August 6, 2018