The word "gazelle" comes from an Arabic word, it means "to flirt." Some older star maps call this constellation Tabitha which is Aramaic for Gazelle.
In the Bible a woman named Tabitha is a dressmaker who died but Peter raised her from the dead. Was she flirty? Did she leap about and have long legs? I'll leave such ecclesiastical questions for another time.
Comet Neowise is about to pass through the Three Leaps of the Gazelle, just below the Big Dipper in Ursa Major.
There are three pairs of stars which are the tracks left by that critter as it went leaping by. They are called First Leap, Second Leap, and Third Leap. The comet is head the opposite way of the gazelle, and is approaching the Third Leap.
Astronomy Instructor and Planetarium Manager. Carpe Noctem.
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