Pinterest • A világ legnagyobb ötletgyűjteménye

The Big Dipper a swastika? (Perhaps where the symbol began on Earth)

Position of the Big Dipper during the year

388
81

astronomy, outer space, space, universe, stars, nebulas

374
40
2

The constellation of Orion is rich with impressive nebulas. Of the many interesting details that particularly draws the eye is Barnard’s Loop, the bright red circular filament arcing down from the middle. The bright orange star on the upper left is Betelgeuse, while the bright blue star on the lower right is Rigel. Other famous nebulas visible include the Witch Head Nebula, the Flame Nebula, and the comparatively small Horsehead Nebula. NASA-APOD, Stanislav Volskiy.

227
33

The Big Dipper Enhanced Explanation: Do you see it? This common question frequently precedes the rediscovery of one of the most commonly recognized configurations of stars on the northern sky: the Big Dipper. This grouping of stars is one of the few things that has likely been seen, and will be seen, by every human generation. In this featured image, however, the stars of the Big Dipper have been digitally enhanced -- they do not really appear this much brighter than nearby stars. The image…

718
98

She stood there: she listened. She heard the names of the stars. — Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway

57
17

Summer Constellation Map painting this in my room:

2.1k
456