The Constellations and Their Stars
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Our Night Sky
Taught by Professor Edward M. Murphy | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course, The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses
Begin your study of the night sky by investigating the origin of the constellations—the traditional groupings of stars that mostly date to antiquity. The well-known constellation Orion illustrates the fascinating mix of beauty, mythology, and scientific knowledge to be found wherever you look in the heavens.