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Star Constellations - Facts About Constellations | Solarsystemquick ...


Orion constellation. The familiar constellation of Orion, the three stars in the center are known as Orion's belt. Star Constellation Facts. A simple definition of a  ...

10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations - Astronomy Trek


1: Constellations Are Star Patterns In The Night Sky. Constellations (“set of stars”) are basically groups of stars that have imaginatively been linked together to ...

Astronomy for Kids: Constellations - Ducksters


Kids learn about the constellations in the science of astronomy. These stars that form patterns ... Interesting Facts about Constellations. The largest constellation ...

Star Facts: The Basics of Star Names and Stellar Evolution


Dec 16, 2014 ... Learn how stars form, how stars and constellations are named, what happens when stars like our sun evolve, and ultimately, die.

The Constellations - Fact Monster


Constellations are groupings of stars that form easily recognized and remembered patterns, such as Orion and the Big Dipper. The Big Dipper is actually an ...

Leo Constellation: Facts About the Lion - Space.com


Aug 1, 2012 ... Leo the Lion is one of the earliest recognized constellations. The Mesopotamians are known to have documented the “lion” constellation.

Pisces Constellation: Facts About the Fishes - Space.com


Jun 5, 2013 ... Pisces, named for the Latin plural of fish, occupies 889 square degrees, making it the 14th largest constellation overall. While it is a fairly large ...

Star and Constellation Facts | KidsKonnect


Star and Constellation Facts. A star is a massive ball of plasma (very hot gas) held together by gravity. It radiates energy because of the nuclear reactions inside ...

Draco Constellation: Facts About the Dragon - Space.com


Jul 25, 2012 ... One of the dragon constellation's stars, Thuban, used to be the North Star. The Draconid meteor shower appears to come from the dragon's ...

Scorpius Constellation: Facts About the Scorpion - Space.com


Aug 6, 2012 ... The Scorpius constellation comprises some of the brightest stars in the sky.

In modern astronomy, a constellation is a specific area of the celestial sphere as defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). These areas mostly had ... More »