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One of my favorite Ties That Bind would have to be the stars. Those little bits of light creating a constant among nations and relations alike. I LOVE them! Mr. Nelson would be proud to have created such a wonderment of the stars. In the northern hemi we can see such greats as Orion, Cassiopeia, the Ursas and the 3 of the Summer Triangle (Cygnus, Lyra and Aquila). This far from comprehensive list needs to include Delphinus-my personal favorite. Why? Simple. you have to actually look for it on purpose. That trait happens to be shared in most of the things I find are worthwhile.
Philosphies aside, I've been playing with the camera and tripod to see if I could capture them in their trysts across the sky. I must remind you all, though, I'm so novice that any photos that even remotely express this are a huge accomplishment for me! The reason aside from my obvious choice of the Triangle is that their alpha stars have enough of a magnitude to compensate for all the light pollution that riddles my neighborhood. This is definitely no Tucson unfortunately! that being said, here are a few pictures I thought you might enjoy.
In the one of the Summer Triangle you can just make out Delphinus to the left of Altair.