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14.1: Star Constellations

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constellation

constellation

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

Glowing sphere of gases that produces light through nuclear fusion reactions.

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Difficulty Level:

Basic

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6 , 7

Date Created:

Jan 04, 2013

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Jan 30, 2016
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