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Constellations

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  • 1. CONSTELLATIONS
    A PATTERN OF STARS
    Miss White, Miss Becker, and Miss Butler
  • 2. What is a Constellation?
    A
    b
  • 3. B!
    The Answer is…
  • 4. A Constellation is:
    A group of stars that, when seen from Earth, forms a pattern.
  • 5. The Big Dipper
    Is it a constellation?
  • 6. It is actually not its own constellation but part of a constellation called
    Ursa Major or
    The Great Bear
  • 7. Can you find the Big Dipper in the Great Bear?
  • 8. Connecting the Dots
    Constellations are pictures made up of bright stars which appear close to each other in the sky. Like a game of connect the dots, if you use your imagination when you look at the stars, you may see a dog or a cat or some other interesting figure.
  • 9. Works Cited
    http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/prod/dialspace/town/drive/gdn08/jungle/junglephotos/fullsize/ursamajor.jpg
    http://my.execpc.com/60/B3/culp/astronomy/fig/BigDipper.gif
    http://www.physics.csbsju.edu/astro/constellations/images/ursa_major_l.gif
    http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/2975/orion_constellation_small.jpg
    http://homepage.ntlworld.com/c.rogers/howto/Mintron-Betelgues.jpg
    http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/the_universe/Constellations/north_constellations.html&edu=elem  
    http://www.astropix.com/HTML/C_SPRING/URSAS.HTM 
     http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

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