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Constellation

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In everyday usage, a constellation is a traditional or recognizable group of stars in the night sky, ... Colloquial usage does not draw a sharp distinction between " constellation" in the s...

Constellations - Windows to the Universe

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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 ...

Do constellations ever break apart or change? - NASA Space Place

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Our friends at the Cable Natural History Museum in Cable, Wisconsin, ask whether constellations ever break apart or change. To answer this, first let's think  ...

What Are Constellations?

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So just what are these constellations you keep hearing about? ... for remembering the stars, but why would people want to do that (besides astronomers, that is)?

SkyTellers Constellations - Lunar and Planetary Institute

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A constellation is a group of stars that appears to form a pattern or picture like Orion the Great Hunter, Leo the .... Why Do Most Stars and Constellations Move?

Constellations: Frequently Asked Questions

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Are there obsolete constellations? Where do individual star names come from? ... These 48 formed the basis for our modern constellation system. Over the years ...

What are constellations used for? (Intermediate) - Curious About ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... People have used constellations for many different reasons. ... The stars allowed farmers to plan ahead and form agriculture, and constellations .... Most of us are graduate students at Cornell, and all of us do this voluntarily, ...

What are Constellations? - Las Cumbres Observatory Global ...

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The patterns of stars seen in the sky are usually called constellations, although more acurately, a group of stars that forms a pattern in the sky is called an ...

Constellations

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Today, astromers have divided the sky into 88 sections we call constellations, ... the stars form look about the same as they did when the constellations were first ...

Do Constellations Change Over Time? | QUEST | KQED Science

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Jul 27, 2012 ... Do the constellations—the patterns made by the stars in the night sky—change over time, and if so, how long have they resembled what we see ...

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What are constellations? - StarChild - NASA

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As time passed, the sky became filled with constellations, many of which ... Constellations have imaginary boundaries formed by "connecting the dots" and all ...

Star Facts: The Basics of Star Names and Stellar Evolution

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Dec 16, 2014 ... Learn how stars form, how stars and constellations are named, what ... Objects smaller than a tenth of a solar mass do not have enough ...

Star Constellations - Facts About Constellations | Solarsystemquick ...

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A simple definition of a constellation is a group of stars which form a pattern in the ... Stars do not stay fixed in the night sky, as the Earth rotates they change ...