Re: site and staal book
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Diana K. Rosenberg"
>I've added the constellation index page to the links section; it might
> Mark wrote:
> Thank you for this site! Great resource, but be aware that
> many constellation figures are reversed - the old "God's eye view"
> Ophiuchus, for instance, should be facing front. The way he has it,
> Beta is the left shoulder, which is incorrect.
be helpful. Go on looking at other constellation figures, though.
> (also, Asclepios was not one of the Argonauts -
> according to Graves' Greek Myths, there is a tradition that
> the Physician, was on board the Argo, probably caused by a confusionwith
> the name ofUh-huh.
> Ascalaphus the Orchomenan, son of Ares)
> > Staal's New Patterns in the Sky for instance (Staal
> > was a leading expert in
> > constellations and their
> > history)
> That's a book, right? It doesn't look like
> Astroamerica.com has it.
> Amazon has it for $16.47
> It's top-notch - a gotta-have-it, like Allen's Star Names
> 83155Thank you.
Mark A. Holmes