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home > article sections > constellations guide email this page to a friend Constellations - Cygnus Cygnus is situated in the Milky Way. Its brightest stars mark the Northern Cross. Cygnus, with the bright star Deneb in the swans tail, appears high in the summer sky. The three bright stars Deneb, Vega (in the con
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Constellation of the Month: Cygnus, The Swan. Constellation of the Month: Cygnus, The Swan. by Mark S DeprestPrinted in Reflections: July, 2001. This is without a doubt my favorite constellation, for a number of reasons, but the most important one is probably; this constellation is the source of my active participatio
Mythologies Finding Constellations Educational Standards The Mythology of Cygnus Cygnus (the swan) had many identities; however Cygnus was most likely Zeus in disguise. Leda (the wife of the Spartan king, Tyndareus, and the mother of the Gemini and Helen of Troy) had unrivaled beauty. Leda was so beautiful that Zeus c
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Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way , deriving its name from the Latin ized Greek word for swan . The swan is one of the most recognizable constellations of the northern summer and autumn, it features a prominent asterism known as the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross

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