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    Default US map and state capitals

    The map with all the capitals marked as stars always reminded me of constellations. Could they be connected?

    Using the states that spell CASSIOPEIA on the map, if you draw a line from capital to capital starting at the left it outlines the cassiopeia constellation "W" shape.

    Washington, to California, to Colorado, to Texas, to Arkansas

    Is that a coincidence?
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    Interesting that Ptolemy listed 48 constellations and we are using 48 states.
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    Oh, good thought!
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