In observational astronomy, an asterism is a popularly-known pattern or group of stars that can be seen in the night sky. This colloquial definition makes it ...


An asterism is a small grouping of stars that does not make up one of the 88 complete constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union.


Asterism: Asterism, a pattern of stars that is not a constellation. An asterism can be part of a constellation, such as the Big Dipper, which is in the constellation ...


An asterism is a group of stars or a star pattern not classified as a ... are handy for locating the star your friend or family named for you with an astronomy star gift.


Dec 4, 2009 ... The Big Dipper is an asterism (well-known to those who live in the ... As astronomy in many cultures developed independently of the West ...


In astronomy, an asterism is any pattern of stars recognized in the Earth's night sky. It may be part of an official constellation or it may be composed of stars from  ...


To qualify for the Astronomical League's Asterism Observing Program Certificate and Pin, you need only be a member of the Astronomical League, either ...


An asterism is a small pattern of stars, much smaller than the official constellations. Asterisms can be made across different constellations, or from within a single constellation, drawing bright stars together to make patterns. ... Astronomy.


Asterisms are also naked-eye star patterns, but they do not form ... from Earth that are bounded by borders designated by the International Astronomical Union.