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Constellation - Wikipedia

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A constellation is formally defined as a region of the celestial sphere, with boundaries laid ... Notable groupings of stars that do not form a constellation are called asterisms. When astronomers s...

Constellations - Windows to the Universe

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Constellations are formed of bright stars which appear close to each other on the ... What do science educators teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, ...

What Are Constellations?

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

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 ...

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? | Las Cumbres Observatory

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Away from city lights on a clear, moonless night, the naked eye can see 2000- 3000 stars. As you look at these stars, your mind may group them into different ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...