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Comparing constellations across cultures

Cultural astronomy reveals ways in which perception and culture have shaped the interpretation of the night sky.

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Fig. 1: Common star groups across cultures compared with model predictions.
Fig. 2: Three constellation figures that include the brightest stars of Corona Borealis (CrB).


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Kemp, C., Hamacher, D.W., Little, D.R. et al. Comparing constellations across cultures. Nat Astron 6, 406–409 (2022).

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