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Constellation

 

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      a group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given
      a name
 


Sentences:
Many years ago, people liked to make up stories about the constellations.

You can find the constellation Orion in the night sky by looking for Orion’s belt.

 


Related Links:
Make a Star Finder
The Orion Constellation

 

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Stars with lines drawn between them to make constellations
Some constellations look like people or animals. Sagittarius looks like a teapot.
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NASA
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
Page Editor: Sandra May