"The Flying Horse Of The Heavens, and: Gateway To Paradise"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Nov 30-Dec 06

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Nearly directly overhead between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm for the next two weeks, The Great Square asterism has been seen as many things by various cultures, including a bed, barbeque grill and portal to paradise...

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...but today we know it most commonly as part of the constellation Pegasus, an upside-down winged horse.

 

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