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RE: The Eagle And The Swan

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Posted by Kip on March 22, 2000 06:44:18 UTC

The Eagle Aquila was the eagle that Jupiter had carry Ganymede to Olympus. It was listed in AD 140 by Ptolomy. The star Altair is in Aquila.

Cygnus the Swan. I have no story on that one except it was listed by Ptolomy on AD 140 also. This is a Milky Way constellation. It looks like a cross. Deneb is the bright star in Cygnus.

That`s all I know.

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