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Constellations

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Constellations have fascinated astronomers for centuries. They are arbitrary formations of stars perceived as a figure or design, especially one of 88 recognized groups named after characters from classical mythology and various common animals and objects. Questions about the various constellations of stars are what this category is all about.
(circumpolar - our view of the constellation on Earth)  Constellations are circumpolar because they are only how we view  them on Earth. The constellations would be different on another  planet or at another viewing point. They are circumpolar since they  are at different distances in relation...
All constellations have stars of all temperatures. Libra is no  exception to that. So there isn't some specific temperature about  the stars in it.
Libra is a constellation, a specific part of the celestial sphere.  So it is not a physical entity that could have a temperature. If  you are referring to the stars that can be found within its  boundaries, they can be any temperature that applies to a star  (anything between 3000K and 20000K)
We can only see half of the sky at one time.And in the morning or the evening,it's too bright to see stars.
Quasars are some of the most distant and luminous bodies we can  observe. Since we measure them to be incredibly far from our own  galaxy, in the order of billions of light-years, astronomers  believe that they are several billions of years old as their light  would have taken that long to...
Constellations are named for mythological creatures from stories.
In the Northern Hemisphere from June through February
Yes, Aphrodite does have a constellation. I wish your question had more to answer.I hope that answers your question. If not please message me on my message board to ask more specifically, I WILL have an answer.
One constellation holds the Big Dipper, and that constellation is  Ursa Major. The Big Dipper is located at the end of the body and  the tail of the Great Bear constellation. The Big Dipper is  considered a minor constellation within the constellation of Ursa  Major, and the stars that make up...
The constellation has a total of 281 stars in the area defined bythe constellation boundary of which only 11 are main stars.
The planets depend on the time of year.
It is a G-type giant star.
The Orion constellation can also be referred to ''The Hunter''
Well I think it would all just float in tiny particles or just disappear!
Leos are lionhearted. This means they are faithful to a fault and loyal to the core. They may be a bit showy, loud or outward, but when they keep away from material lifestyles, they make great leaders.
Constellations are images which the ancients believed they could see in the sky by drawing imaginary lines between the stars to make shapes. The stars themselves are not actually in these formations in space, but because of varying distance and brightness (and the over-active imaginations of the...
Orion received its named from Orion, who was was a giant huntsmanin Greek mythology whom Zeus placed among the stars as theconstellation of Orion. Ancient sources tell several differentstories about Orion; important recorded episodes are his birthsomewhere in Boeotia, his visit to Chios where he met...
There was one a man named Orion and his favourite belt had broken that day and he discovered the 'Orion's Belt' constellation and named it that in honour of his favourite belt.
No, it's the other way round - the Little Dipper is part of a  constellation, the constellation of Ursa Minor.
Antares (Alpha Scorpii) is the brightest star in the constellation  Scorpius.it is often referred to as "the heart of the scorpion".
The celestial sphere has been completely divided into 88 constellations, so yes. The celestial sphere has been completely divided into 88 constellations, so yes. The celestial sphere has been completely divided into 88 constellations, so yes. The celestial sphere has been completely divided into...
  == Answer ==   Princess of Ethiopia or the Chained Lady.
The big dipper's location changes because Earth rotates.
  sonya peltroy discovered the cancer constellation
No one is credited with the discovery of the Cancer constellation.  It has always been visible in the night sky. The Greek astronomer  Ptolemy is the person who cataloged it during the 2nd century.
There are many constellations that are in the sky for you to enjoy.  You can do a simple image search to find some such as the Big  Dipper or Orion's Belt.
It is found in Ursa Major, the Great Bear.
Polaris, also known as Alpha Ursae Minoris, will become the North  Star again in 27,800 AD. The cycle takes about 25,770 years to  complete. Polaris is the current North Star. Polaris replaced  Thuban around the first millennium BC. It will become closest to  the celestial north pole around the...
Cassiopeia, the queen. (constellation)
You can find them on most nights depending on the weather and what  hemisphere you're in.
Those would be "constellations".
Constellations aren't "discovered", they are invented. That is,  somebody looks at a group of stars, and says something like, "To  me, this looks like a lion", for example. Note that the individual  stars are unrelated to one another; they just happen to be in the  same direction.   The...
A centaur (half man, half horse) with a bow and arrow. The glyph shows an arrow, or occasionally a bow and arrow. The mythic centaur has the upper body of a man, and the legs and lower body of a horse -- ever restless and eager to gallop off in search of new horizons, like many people born under...
constellations are made when stars are connected and it is like a giant dot-to-dot game. by nemo
there are several myths behind the constellation sagittarius. my  personal favorite is the greek myth for sagittarius which says that  sagittarius was a well educated and kind centaur(half man half  horse). he was mistakingly killed by a poisned arrow by his good  friend herecules. to honor...
Cancer can be seen in the Northern & Southern Hemisphere between Leo and Gemini.
The Big Dipper has several stars, at different distances.\n The Big Dipper has several stars, at different distances.\n The Big Dipper has several stars, at different distances.\n The Big Dipper has several stars, at different distances.\n
Capricorn is located at -20°.
Leo is relate to the constellations Aries and Sagittarius, because these are all fire signs. It is related to the quadrant of Fixed Signs or Scorpio, Aquarius and Taurus. It is also opposite the constellation Aquarius.
No, the tropical zodiac have separated from the sidereal zodiac since the 1st century. So that the calendar has shifted several times to match the changing season and the shifting equinox. George Washington's birthday was actually celebrated Feb 11th instead of Feb 22nd as it is now, because they...
Richard. A. Proctor named Ursa Major in 1869.
It looks something like a measuring cup.
=== Correct answer: ===   It is moving South. At sea you could measure the angle between the horizon and Polaris with a sextant. This angle is approximately equal to your Northern latitude. There are some mathematical corrections one can perform to get a more precise answer, but the further south...
Ursa Major, the Big Bear (includes the Big Dipper)Ursa Minor, the Little BearCassiopeia, the Queen of EthiopiaCepheus, the King of EthiopiaDraco the Dragon
Crux, also known as the Southern Cross, has a total of five major stars: Acrux, Becrux, Delta Crusis, Epsllon Crusis, and Gacrux.
give me example of stars and constellation
Because it's a part of a very important constellation. It can be found in the winter/spring sky.
Betelgeuse is the reddish star on the top of the constellation.
Actually, the Greek myth of "Heracles", and later the Roman borrowing to get "Hercules" tells us about a man who was the illegitimate son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman. His heroic deeds and actions have, through the years, been adapted and expanded to fit many different social and political...
Beta Piscium (Fum al Samakah) is a star in the constellation Pisces. It has a spectral class of B6V meaning it is a blue giant on the main sequence.
05 h 30 m 00 s , +00° 00′ 00″
No, except at the beginning of a sentence because it is  not a proper noun.
Cassiopeia - it also looks like a "w" ...depending on when you're looking at it.
There are 7 major stars that make up the constellation of Orion.  These include Betelgeuse, Saiph, Bellatrix, Rigel, Alnitak,  Alnilam, and Mintaka.
Canis Major can best be seen in the west part of Alabama .
There are a couple of ways to answer. The constellation, one of the smaller ones, is about 250 square degrees. However, this is an "area" of the sky rather like a political unit on a map, designed to make sure every bit of the celestial sphere is assigned to something. The figure most of us discern...
Procyon is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor
A constellation is a group of stars, physically unconnected, which look as though they are close together in our sky, though they are actually not. Often, the stars will be connected in a diagram to form an image, or a shape representing an image.  Note that a constellation is not an actual...
    the answer is Cetus. Catherine
According to Greek mythology, Orion was a giant huntsman. Zeus, God  of the sky, placed him among the stars as the constellation of  Orion.
The bordering constellations of Phoenix are; SculptorGrusTucanaHydrus (corner) EridanusFornax
Gemini is located between Taurus and Cancer on the zodiac belt. It is just above Orion's belt, distinguished by two bright stars Castor and Pollux. It can be seen best rising in the night sky during winter.
The Northern part of the sky.
they turn to white dwarfs then red giants and then they explode
If we can believe in Prot, there is near to Vega, maybe at epsilon 1/epsilon 2 lyr (J2000: RA 18h 44m 20-23s, DEC +39° 36-40'). The only problem is, the eps1lyr and eps2lyr are just 160 light year far from Earth, and Prot said, the K-Pax is about 1000 ly far from Earth. (Sorry for my English...
That's in the constellation Sagittarius. That's in the constellation Sagittarius. That's in the constellation Sagittarius. That's in the constellation Sagittarius.
It is at the tail end of the little dipper, which is part of Ursa Minor, the little bear.(:
People with a Gemini personality are considered wishy-washy for the simple fact that they are duel personalities. The constellation itself is made up of the two stars Castor and Pollux. This constellation is also an air sign, which thrives on communications of all type.
nothing they stay the same.
5 or 18 you guess
No. The best place to see Orion from is on the equator ... that's where it spends the most hours above the horizon. Even there, on the 4th of July, Orion isn't completely risen until 6 AM, and it's completely set by 6 PM. So July seems like a particularly poor time to try and see Orion.
The Milky Way is out nearest Galaxy. It is not a constellation.
Of course you can draw a planet in a constellation, and it will stay there - on the paper. But in the real sky, the planets will not stay in any constellation for a long time. They move around.\n\n. To track the current position of a planet, nowadays you can use some software, for example, "Redshift...