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Eridanus – the river

July 2, 2017


Eridanus is a long narrow constellation winding like a river from Orion’s kneecap to points farther south. It is probably named after Eridu, an ancient city in old Babylonia. Over the ages various cultures have given it various names and backstories, almost all of them river-ish. At the southern end of Eridanus the bright blue […]

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