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Windows Team Discovers Twelve Stars!
News story originally written on February 22, 2000

Windows Scientists found twelve new stars! No, not really! But they did create twelve new pages about some of the brightest stars in the night sky.

Some of the constellations are Leo, Ursa Major and Virgo. You can read about stars like Polaris, Algol, and Acrux.

What are you waiting for? Read about these twelve stars right away!

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