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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism

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Download the Star Deck Guide to the Constellations
Many of these myths are summarized in the accompanying Constellation. Guide. .....
Adopt A Constellation - The Science Spot
Constellation_________________________________________. Nickname ... A variety of websites have been listed on the Stars & Constellations page of the Kid ...
STARS AND BEYOND - Math/Science Nucleus
Lesson 5 - Constellations of the Zodiac designed to ... light are stars either in our galaxy (the Milky Way) or stars from other galaxies. .....
Educator's Guide - Spitz, Inc.
constellations and even the myths of how they came to be. - It is quite possible, because of the ... The apparent groupings of stars into the constellations that we see in the sky are not physical groupings.
Are Supernovae Recorded in Indigenous Astronomical - arXiv
Novae are stellar explosions that occur in white dwarf stars. If a binary system .... constellations Vela and Puppis, where the Vela supernova remnant is located.

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Last chance to see five planets is this week
If you remember anything about Greek mythology, the word Argo should recall Jason and the Argonauts and indeed, this group of stars represented their ship. The Great Ship Argo Navis is so big that all of it isn't ...
The Milky Way and beyond: An astrophotographer's stunning sky vistas
Many recently looked up at the stars to get a glimpse of the spectacular Perseid meteor shower that fell across the night sky on Wednesday evening. Austrian astrophotographer Gerald Rhemann has been gazing up and photographing stunning sky vistas for ...
Radiation and Nebula Formation: Cosmic Champagne Bottle, RCW 34 Evolution
This chart shows the constellation of Vela (The Sails) in the southern skies. All stars visible to the naked eye on a clear dark night are shown and the position of the star-forming cloud RCW 34 is marked.
Spring Skywatching: Spot Canis Major, the Big Cosmic Dog
Below Sirius is a triangle of stars marking the Dog's hindquarters, Wesen, Aludra and Adhara,. If you have a telescope, be sure to check out Adhara. This is a double star, consisting of a bright ...
March Skywatching: Spot the Celestial Ship Argo
So Argo was broken up into four separate and smaller constellations: Carina, the Keel; Puppis, the Stern; Pyxis, the Mariner's Compass (which was once named Malus, the Mast); and Vela, the Sails. [March 2015 Skywatching: Planets and a Solar Eclipse ...

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Vela Constellation: Facts, Myth, Stars, History, Deep Sky Objects
Vela constellation guide: facts, myth, history, brightest stars, star map, location, deep sky objects, pictures, and other information.
Vela (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: List of stars in Vela. The brightest star in the constellation, Gamma Velorum, is a complex multiple star system. The brighter ...
Vela Constellation on Top Astronomer
Constellation Vela in the night sky: brightest stars, notable galaxies, clusters, nebulae and other deep sky features.
Vela - Universe Today
It is now abbreviated and Vela represents the “sails”. Vela encompasses 500 square degrees of sky, ranking 32nd in constellation size. It has 5 main stars in its  ...
Vela - Constellations of Words
Vela, Latin for the sails of a ship, is a constellation in the southern sky. It was originally part of a ...

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