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What did the big dipper look like to the first Neanderthals? What will it look like to our descendants 100,000 years from now?

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astrophysics, how hard could it be?

I came across the Reddit DataIsBeautiful Monthly Battle thing in late February, and saw that the March challenge would be about stellar data. Specifically, the HYG Stellar Database. This was an open-ended challenge to do something interesting with the ~119k rows of information about stars.

deciphering the data

The first task was downloading…

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Brian Romer

data viz guy, dad, kitesurfer, Indian chef, classical pianist, former Californian, not necessarily in that order

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