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These three stars can easily be seen with the naked eye, but it took some fancy telescopes for us to realize how weird they really are!

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Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Big_dipper_from_the_kalalau_lookout_at_the_kokee_state_park_in_hawaii.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dipper.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wide-field_view_of_the_Summer_Triangle_modifi%C3%A9.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wide-field_view_of_the_Summer_Triangle.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vega_(star).jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mira_in_UV_and_Visible_Light.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mira_the_star.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CetusCC.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mira-uv-bow-shock-tail-vertical.jpg
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