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88 modern constellations - Wikipedia

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In modern astronomy, the sky (celestial sphere) is divided into 88 regions called constellations, ... They are actually abbreviations of the genitive form of the constellation names, so some letters...

Constellation List

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Alphabetical listing of constellations. Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius · Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes  ...

The 88 Recognized Constellations - Infoplease

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In astronomical works, the Latin names of the constellations are used. The letter N or S following the Latin name indicates whether the constellation is located to ...

Constellation Names | Constellation Guide

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Old constellations' names usually come from Greek mythology, while the constellations created more recently were mostly named after scientific instruments and ...

The Constellations | IAU

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Each Latin constellation name has two forms: the nominative, for use when talking about the constellation itself, and the genitive, or possessive, which is used in ...

How the Night Sky Constellations Got Their Names - Space.com

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May 1, 2012 ... Astronomers recognize 88 official constellations in the sky. While some of these have been talked about since the Greeks and Babylonians, ...

Constellation Names, Abbreviations and Pronounciation Key

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Feb 5, 2007 ... Learn all you need to know about constellation names, abbreviations and how to pronounce them in this authoritative guide. Impress your ...

Baby names inspired by the solar system - BabyCentre

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Eos, family name of a belt of asteroids. Halo, galactic halo. Hercules, constellation. Janus, one of Saturn's moons. Jupiter, fifth planet from the sun and largest ...

Constellation Names

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Name, Pronunciation, Translation. Andromeda, an-DROM-eh-da, Ethiopian Princess. Antlia, ANT-ll-a, Air Pump. Apus, AYE-pus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius ...

What Are The Constellations? - Universe Today

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Mar 18, 2016 ... While most people can name at least one constellation, very few know the story of where they came from. Who were the first people to spot ...

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Constellation Guide | StarDate Online

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The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the ... Most constellation names are Latin in origin, dating from the Roman empire, ...

88 Officially Recognized Constellations - StarChild - NASA

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Latin Name, English Name or Description. Andromeda, Princess of Ethiopia. Antlia, Air pump. Apus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius, Water bearer. Aquila, Eagle.

15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them ...

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Jul 16, 2014 ... The constellation may also have gotten its name from the tale of Phaethon and Cycnus. Phaethon was the son of Helios (the sun god), and took ...