Coaster Rug® dimensions - approximate finished size: appr. 8,9 x 13 cm (including fringe) and 0,4 cm thick. Set of 4 Since ancient times, humanity has practiced astronomy to predict the arrival of the brightest stars. Some of the oldest monuments, like Stonehenge and Chaco Canyon, are observatories that forecast celestial events. The Pawnee people of the Central Plains honored the Pleiades Cluster, and believed the Pole Star was a protective chief who shone highest in the night sky. Their lodges and villages dedicated one corner of each village to the Evening Star.