Seduction and supergiants, a beautiful blue and amber double star, vast explosions, a giant cloud that looks like North America. Where does myth end and astronomy begin? Here is a tour of some of the highlights of the constellation Cygnus the swan.

Cygnus the Swan

This is an old - shall we call it vintage - article. It's been updated, had some broken links replaced, and some needed editing.

Mona Evans
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