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  • 1. Theories of the Universe Theories of Ancient Greece What did they see??? - Roughly dating back 6000 years - the lion - Earliest constellations were found by - the bull Homer. -the scorpion - By the 5th B.C Most of the constellations came with a Myth - Alexandria came up with 48 constellations (112 stars)***Each constellation comes with: - a name - a meaning - a three letter abbreviationConstellations:Name: Leo meaning: the lion abbreviation: LeoName: Sagitta meaning: the arrow abbreviation: Sge
  • 2. Name: Volans meaning: Flying Fish Abbreviation: Vol
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