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The Greeks really named quite a few.

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Q: What constellations did the Greeks name?
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Who names constellations?

The Ancient Arabs, Greeks, Hindus, Romans - they all helped name the constellations. Different cultures have different names for the constellations.


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What did the Greeks and Romans name the constellations after?

Generally they named the figures after gods and heroes.


How did the constellations get their name?

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How did constellations get their names?

The constellations got their names from ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Babylonians.


Who named the constellations with Greek names?

The Greeks.


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Why did the Greeks give constellations names?

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Stars received their names from the ancient Greeks and romans, who observed the constellations and named them after Greek myths.


Who invented the modern constellations in the Northern Hemisphere?

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Did the ancient Greeks and Romans discover all the zodiac constellations?

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