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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices. The 88 modern constellations are formally defined regions of the sky together ...

stardate.org/nightsky/constellations

Constellation Guide. The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the entire northern and southern sky. Here is a selection of the most familiar and easily seen constellations in the northern sky.

www.go-astronomy.com/constellations.htm

List of all star constellations with facts, location, viewing times.

www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations

The Constellations and their Stars. Milky Way. Infrared view of the center of our galaxy. What are constellations? Frequently Asked Questions · Constellations ( alphabetical) · Constellations (by month) · Stars (alphabetical) · Stars (by bright star catalog number) · Messier objects · Milky Way Photos · Interactive Sky Charts  ...

www.iau.org/public/themes/constellations

Over half of the 88 constellations the IAU recognizes today are attributed to ancient Greek, which consolidated the earlier works by the ancient Babylonian, Egyptian and Assyrian. Forty eight of the constellations we know were recorded in the seventh and eighth books of Claudius Ptolemy's Almagest, although the exact ...

www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/extra/constellations.html

The constellations are totally imaginary things that poets, farmers and astronomers have made up over the past 6,000 years (and probably even more!). The real purpose for the constellations is to help us tell which stars are which, nothing more. On a really dark night, you can see about 1000 to 1500 stars. Trying to tell ...

www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellation_list.html

Alphabetical listing of constellations. Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius · Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes Venatici · Canis Major · Canis Minor · Capricornus · Carina · Cassiopeia · Centaurus · Cepheus · Cetus · Chamaeleon · Circinus · Columba · Coma Berenices · Corona ...

www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/dictionary/Constellation.html

Constellations. Stars with lines drawn between them to make constellations. Some constellations look like people or animals. Sagittarius looks like a teapot. Credits: NASA. a group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name ...

www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

A constellation is a group of stars that, when seen from Earth, form a pattern. There are 88 constellations.