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Day: October 20, 2017

The Aquila Constellation

The Aquila Constellation

The Aquila Constellation. Aquila is a constellation on the celestial equator. Its name is Latin for ‘eagle’ and it represents the bird who carried Zeus’ thunderbolts in Greco-Roman mythology. Aquila was one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy. It had been earlier mentioned by Eudoxus in the 4th century BC and Aratus in the 3rd century BC. Aquila is

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