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.
In modern astronomy, a constellation is a specific area of the celestial sphere as
defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). These areas had their ...
The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the
entire northern and southern sky. Here is a selection of the most familiar and ...
The Winged Horse - Genitive: Pegasi Abbreviations: Peg, Pegs Right Ascension, (h): 22 Declination, (deg): 20N More »
Alphabetical listing of constellations. Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius ·
Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes
A constellation is a group of stars that, when seen from Earth, form a pattern.
There are 88 constellations.
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.
When were the first constellations recorded? Archaeological studies have
identified possible astronomical markings painted on the walls in the cave system
Constellations are formed of bright stars which appear close to each other on the
sky, but are really far apart in space. The shapes you see all depend on your ...