Urania

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This article discusses a Greek muse. For the material, see Yellowcake.

In Greek mythology, Urania ("heavenly") was the muse of astronomy and astrology. She is usually depicted as having a globe in her left hand and a peg in the right.

Her name has been used to name astronomical observatories such as the Urania in Berlin, Vienna, Zurich and Antwerp and Uraniborg on the island of Hven.

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