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Constellation

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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 sky, but are really far apart in space. The shapes you see all depend on your ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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May 12, 2010 ... 'Constellation Stories - Stars and Constellations' with Jane Houston Jones at ... of celestial bodies, usually stars, which appear to form a pattern in the sky. .... science nor religion can truely explain although bout try to do so.

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 made it easier to recognize ... Does gravity vary across the surface of the Earth?

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

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Jul 16, 2014 ... This constellation is one of 12 constellations that form the zodiac — the ... listed in Ptolemy's original 48 constellations, does not represent any ...

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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 ...

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)?

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 ...