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

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 ...

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 - Lunar and Planetary Institute - USRA

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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?

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 ...

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? | 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 ...

Astronomy for Kids: Constellations - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the constellations in the science of astronomy. These stars that form patterns when viewed from the Earth have been studied since ancient ...

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May 12, 2010 ... 'Constellation Stories - Stars and Constellations' with Jane Houston ... of celestial bodies, usually stars, which appear to form a pattern in the sky. ... Do Stars & Constellations Change - Yes They Do - 02-14-13 - Duration: 6:22.
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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 ...

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 ...