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Old June 10th, 2004, 08:46 PM
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Does anyone know if the Southern Cross constellation will be visibale from the Western Carribbean?
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Old June 11th, 2004, 12:26 AM
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Old June 11th, 2004, 08:30 AM
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I think you have to be below the equator to see it. I know, Rats! I want to see it too --someday.
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Old June 15th, 2004, 03:30 PM
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Absolutely you can see the Southern Cross constellation as long as you are south of Key West this summer. For those of you who don't know the southern cross can never be seen from the United States except Key West and maybe Texas. It's called the Southern Cross because it can only be seen from or near the southern hemisphere. Just look due south just over the horizon around 11pm any night from now into the fall. The SC is made up of 4 stars. There are 2 stars to the left of the SC that point toward it.
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thanks so much for the info. I've always wanted to see the cross.

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Old June 21st, 2004, 11:03 AM
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Its an awesome sight. I saw it every night while in Australia. The best times was on a ship in the middle of the ocean. Crystal clear!

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