star constellation

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Ursa Major

contains Big Dipper , two outside stars on dipper point to the North Star, used to find other constellations in the sky

Ursa Minor

little dipper,contains North Star ,North Star is the only visible star in little dipper

Queen Cassiopeia

named for ethopian queen , looks like disturted m or w

King Cephus

named after Cassiopeia's husband ,located on opposite of North Star , contains gamma cephi

Andromeda

daughter of Cephus and Cassiopeia , tethered to a rock to be eaten by a whale

Perseus

killed the whale and saved Andromeda, looks like holding a sword contains star- Algol

Leo

contains star- Regulus and -Sikle

Gemini

contains stars -Castor and- Pallux

Orion

brightest constellation, you can see sword , club , sheild and belt , contains stars - Betelgeuse and -Rigel and has the Great Nebula

Tarus

you can see long horns and red eyes ,contains stars -Aldebaron and-Pleides

Sorpius

contains star -Antares

Sagitarus

amed bow and arrow pointed at Sorpius, groups of stars form a 4 sided called Milk Dipper or Tea pot inside Sagitarus

Centarus

has body of a horse and head ,chest ,arms of a human,contians stars - Beta Centauri and- Alpha Centauri

Southern Cross

the upright bar is in line with the south axis on the earth

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