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Constellations Visible in Canadian Skies
Select a constellation from the list below to learn more:
Ursa Minor and Ursa Major
When Cassiopeia died, she was placed next to her husband, Cepheus, in the sky. Her vanity and cruelty had never been forgotten by her enemy Poseidon who tilted her throne as she was placed in the sky. For half the night the Cassiopeia is sitting upright, but for the rest of the night she must cling to her throne as she hangs upside-down in the sky.
Many Arab cultures have identified a kneeling camel in these stars.