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Mountain Skies Four Planets Swim In The Sea...Again

 

Last updated 10/18/2021 at 10:10am

The stars: Some refer to early evening this time of the year as the "Capricorn Hour" since, as night falls, this faint, but beautiful constellation is situated for viewing our southern skies. Capricornus (not Capricorn, please) is known as the "sea-goat" and is really a bit of a celestial joke. It seems the god Pan, who was half boy and half goat, was startled by the monster Typhon. Pan's intention was to change himself into a fish and swim to safety. But in his haste, he got confused and ended up with the torso of a goat and the tail of a fish. Thus, he is often referred to as the "s...



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