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Daily cosmobite: a prophetic star

The constellation of Virgo with the position of Porrima indicated.Below Spica, the brightest star of Virgo the Maiden, is the star Porrima, the name of which means the goddess of prophecy. Porrima, also in Virgo, is a double star 38 light years away. The two components circle each other every 170 years.

The constellation of Virgo with the position of Porrima indicated. Chart drawn with Stellarium

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