Summer Triangle


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Summer Triangle

n.
A large triangular asterism formed by the bright stars Altair, Vega, and Deneb, appearing in the summer night sky for observers in the Northern Hemisphere.
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In the eastern sky, the stars of the Summer Triangle move into position for Late Summer.
The link between sacred architecture and astronomy is conspicuous this month with the advent of the Summer Triangle in the nocturnal springtime sky.
The last time most of us contemplated the Summer Triangle, it was likely shining above us after a long, slow, summer sunset.
Watch for three bright stars called the Summer Triangle. You may spot deers and badgers.
The Milky Way -- which is faintly visible to the naked eye in the form of an ephemeral, smudged line -- rises from between the constellations of Sagittarius and Scorpius, cuts through the summer triangle -- which is traced by connecting the stars Vega, Altair and Deneb -- and sinks below the horizon near the Cassiopeia constellation.
The asterism of the summer triangle is gradually becoming well placed and is comprised of three bright stars (Altair, Deneb and Vega) forming a large triangle in the sky.
Altair almost seems separated now from its brothers Vega and Deneb, the other two bird-stars of the big Summer Triangle. They're off to Altair's right in the northwest.
As summer moves into autumn, look out for the Summer Triangle, shown in the chart.
MANILA -- Summer is nearly over, but the nights of June will offer stargazers a nice view of the "Summer Triangle," an imaginary triangle in the sky formed by the brightest stars of three constellations, the weather bureau said.
"Stargazers will be having a nice time watching the night sky with the famous Summer Triangle of the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair of the constellations Lyra, Aquila and Cygnus, respectively, being well placed in the eastern horizon before midnight," it stated.
Deep sky: The Autumn constellations of Pegasus , Perseus and Auriga are now taking charge of the night sky with the summer Triangle which encompasses the constellations of Cygnus, Aquila and Lyra sinking lower in the East .

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