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[25 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

When I was a kid I had an obsession with the solar system and astronomy. I read every book I could about the planets (Pluto included), all of my journal entries were related to space, and I wanted to be an astronaut.

But I had a problem. I had no idea where things were located in the sky. I had seen many constellation maps, but they just didn’t make sense to me.
What I knew about the night sky as a kid:

Venus is the brightest star in …