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Sextans - The Sextant

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Ella Derbyshire
by Ella Derbyshire on Aug 19, 2009
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The Sextant is a group of very dim stars on the celestial equator. On the clearest and darkest of nights, it sits like a beach chair on the horizon, just east of Alphard in Hydra. Here it is obscured by a bit of haze, by moonlight and by some lights near the power plant.

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