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summer triangle

The large distinctive triangle formed by the three bright stars Vega, Altair, and Deneb. The stars are the first ones visible on northern summer evenings.
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When leaves are turning throughout the nation and the last wildflowers have completed their cycles, then Lyra, Cygnus and Aquila set in the west after sundown, leading the Milky Way through Cassiopeia and Perseus, dividing the heavens into equal halves, for an instant holding in balance summer and winter, linking the Summer Triangle with Orion rising again in the east.
They can also rattle off the proper names of the three stars of the summer triangle, and they know the chemical name of household bleach.
On the way you will note the familiar shape of the Summer Triangle with its three constituent stars.
Hood went on trial after indecent pictures of children were found at the computer software firm Summer Triangle in Peterhead in 1999.
In midsummer, a huge triangle of stars - the Summer Triangle - glistens overhead.
1819) After a night of whisk and brag and gin and water At Rice's cardplaying club on Poland Street, Coming out before dawn under the lyric stars, Vega conspicuous at the point of the Lyre A five o'clock of a summer morning encompassing 286 square degrees of the London Arabic sky, The whole fate drama hoving into view, While the slow making of souls of overshadows Every thing--in this vale of sorrows and of The stubborn drive to find something outside The frail shell of ourselves and our concerns With which we might identify-- The burden of the mystery producing a sharp, acute Light that pierces the drawingroom, the sparring Ring and the cockpit footloose Junkets haunts, Deneb and Altair locked across the dark Sky to form the asterism known as the Summer Triangle
And when you face east you'll see the vast Summer triangle of stars Vega (top), Altari (right), and Deneb (left).
45), he comments that the Summer Triangle asterism wasn't popularized until a little more than 50 years ago and that the famous Teapot asterism of Sagittarius is even younger.
The brilliant Summer Triangle is becoming much easier to spot in the eastern horizon.
Vega pins the top of the Summer Triangle to the high eastern sky.
The brightest star visible in Cygnus is Deneb, part of the familiar Summer Triangle with Altair in Aquila and Vega in Lyra completing the trio.

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