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15.1: Star Constellations

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asterism

asterism

A group or cluster of stars that appear close together in the sky.
constellation

constellation

A group of stars that appear to form a pattern in the sky. Most often these stars are unrelated and are not near each other in space. Constellations are used to locate objects in space.
star

star

A glowing sphere of gases that produces light through nuclear fusion reactions.

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