1. Eye on the Sky - Spring 2018 - The Virgin Sky

    by , 03-13-2018 at 05:19 AM
    In mythology, the constellation of Virgo is sometimes identified as Ceres, the goddess of agriculture. It is also sometimes personified as Ceres’ beautiful daughter, Proserpina.

    According to legend, Pluto (god of the Underworld) was driving his black chariot through the countryside and spotted Proserpina out in the fields playing with her friends. Pluto was drawn to her beauty and abducted her and took her with him to the Underworld.

    Ceres was desperate to get her daughter ...

    Updated 03-13-2018 at 04:34 PM by starlogborg

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  2. Eye on the Sky - Winter 2018 - A Hunting Trip

    by , 12-11-2017 at 04:31 PM
    [FONT=trebuchet ms]Standing out in the winter sky is the constellation of Orion, the Hunter. He stands by the river Eridanus and is accompanied by his faithful dogs, Canis Major and Canis Minor. Together they hunt various celestial animals, including Lepus the rabbit and Taurus the bull. Orion’s Belt is one of the most recognizable patterns of stars in the northern sky.

    According to mythology, Orion was the son of Neptune and the Amazon Queen Euryale. He was of gigantic size and ...

    Updated 12-12-2017 at 08:18 PM by starlogborg

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