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Strange Universe: Going to the Antipodes 10/16/22

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Two of the five brightest stars, Canopus and Vega, are antipodal to each other on the celestial sphere. So when Vega becomes the north star 12,000 years from now, Canopus will then be the south star. And what a spectacular situation – having a dazzling, zero magnitude luminary marking each of our poles.

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