a group or configuration of ideas, feelings, characteristics, objects, etc., that are related in some way: a constellation of qualities that made her particularly suited to the job.
any brilliant, outstanding group or assemblage: a constellation of great scientists.
A constellation is formally defined as a region of the celestial sphere, with
boundaries laid down by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The
The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the
entire northern and southern sky. Here is a selection of the most familiar and ...
Alphabetical listing of constellations. Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius ·
Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes
Information by alphabetical and monthly, FAQ, and supplementary information.
When were the first constellations recorded? Archaeological studies have
identified possible astronomical markings painted on the walls in the cave system
Latin Name, English Name or Description. Andromeda, Princess of Ethiopia.
Antlia, Air pump. Apus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius, Water bearer. Aquila, Eagle.
The classical -- "ancient" -- constellations that populate our sky began in the
lands of the middle east thousands of years ago, their origins largely lost to time.
A constellation is a group of stars that, when seen from Earth, form a pattern.
There are 88 constellations.