Favorite constellation?

What's your favorite constellation, and why?

(A question asked last night while we were stargazing.)

3 Responses to “Favorite constellation?”

  1. rikchik

    I think it’s Cassiopeia, for a few reasons.
    1. It’s easy to recognize and often visible in the Northern Hemisphere
    2. My partner told me a great story about a colleague calling it “Jim-Jim the Bat”
    3. It’s one of the ones I invented a symbol for
    4. From Alpha Centauri, Sol is the sixth star in Cassiopeia’s zigzag

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  2. cj

    I like them all! But it was nice to see that The Hunter is back (Orion was kind of prick, so I hate calling it that. I’ve kind of, to myself, started referring to it as Zoe. The Percy Jackson series wasn’t that great, but it had its moments)

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  3. KJ

    Mine is also Cassiopeia, because it’s the easiest for me to find (even easier than the Big Dipper) and because I have fond memories of the night I learned how to find it.

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