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    There are 8 maybe 9 constellations shown on page 28. Yet no one seems to be talking much about them. It seems to be a pretty important clue to me.
    1. Cassiopeia
    2. camelopardalis
    3. Ursa Minor
    4. Ursa Major
    5. Draco
    6. cygnus
    7. Cepheus
    8. Lyra
    9. Leo minor?
    Where is the Lynx constellation? It looks left out on purpose.

    Could Omphalos, center or navel, be Polaris (the northern star, i.e. the northern celestial pole, center)? It is also the involved with the eleventh labour of Hercules, where he had tricked "Atlas" into stealing "the golden apples of Hesperides",(same apples of joy that tempted Atlanta) by lulling Ladon (represented by Draco constellation) to sleep. Draco was used as a navigation marker because it never set below the horizon. (Some stars at night rest on the horizon.....might wake one up).
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayheedan View Post
    There are 8 maybe 9 constellations shown on page 28. Yet no one seems to be talking much about them. It seems to be a pretty important clue to me.
    1. Cassiopeia
    2. camelopardalis
    3. Ursa Minor
    4. Ursa Major
    5. Draco
    6. cygnus
    7. Cepheus
    8. Lyra
    9. Leo minor?
    Where is the Lynx constellation? It looks left out on purpose.

    Could Omphalos, center or navel, be Polaris (the northern star, i.e. the northern celestial pole, center)? It is also the involved with the eleventh labour of Hercules, where he had tricked "Atlas" into stealing "the golden apples of Hesperides",(same apples of joy that tempted Atlanta) by lulling Ladon (represented by Draco constellation) to sleep. Draco was used as a navigation marker because it never set below the horizon. (Some stars at night rest on the horizon.....might wake one up).

    Jay-

    I think you may be right. Saw that CAM was next to Cassiopeia , but never looked at other constellations on map, though suspected as much. Omphalos could be polaris, or center of US map. Will have to take closer look.

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    ciscokid is that the new set of rims you are getting for your car? If not, am a confused, please explain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayheedan View Post
    There are 8 maybe 9 constellations shown on page 28.
    1. Cassiopeia
    2. camelopardalis
    3. Ursa Minor
    4. Ursa Major
    5. Draco
    6. cygnus
    7. Cepheus
    8. Lyra
    9. Leo minor?
    Where is the Lynx constellation? It looks left out on purpose.
    Here is a connect the dots map of the constellations.
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    This website has many abstract Math puzzels that we may find useful in our hunt. Check this one out: Constellation Puzzle Answer: X By Steve Bush
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayheedan View Post
    This website has many abstract Math puzzels that we may find useful in our hunt. Check this one out: Constellation Puzzle Answer: X By Steve Bush

    Very interesting!

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    So can we elaborate? maybe use Polaris to center the grid?

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    Some of the stars on page 28 are bigger or "brighter" than the others. I am listing the constellation, star and it magnitude. Just in case we need the number for something.

    Ursa Major:

    Alkaid - 1.84
    Mizar - 2.23
    Alioth - 1.76
    Phad - 2.438
    Merak - 2.37
    Dubhe - 1.81


    Ursa Minor:

    Polaris - 1.97


    Cygnus:

    Deneb - 1.25
    Albireo - 3.08


    Lyra:

    Vega - 0.03

    FYI - The brighter the star the lower the magnitude number, The higher magnitude the dimmer the star is.
    This could be a clue to "Discard the two dimmest."
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    Cassiopeia stars and their magnitudes:

    Segin 3.37
    Ruchbah 2.68
    Gamma 2.47
    Schedar 2.24
    Caph 2.28
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    The magnitudes may also a reference to this stanza in the poem:

    Seek a presage (I)
    to give you a clue.
    Three are 2's and
    Two are 3's

    Where we are looking for three stars with a magnitude of 2 and two stars that have a magnitude of 3.
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