What is a constellation?. An . imaginary. . picture in the sky, made using stars, that represents a person, animal, or object.. Click . here. for video.. Why were constellations created?. Calendars – Helped farmers keep track of seasons..
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What is a constellation An imaginary picture in the sky made using stars that represents a person animal or object Click here for video Why were constellations created Calendars Helped farmers keep track of seasons ID: 247110 Download Presentation
E.ST.05.23- Explain the apparent movement of the stars (constellations) and sun across the sky. . DAY ONE. Write down everything written in yellow. . CO: I can explain the apparent motion of the stars (constellations) and the sun through the sky. .
Source. http://www.ducksters.com/science/physics/constellations.php. Key Concept. I can explain how astronomers . divide the night . sky and why this is important?. What is a constellation?. A constellation is a group of visible stars that form a pattern when viewed from Earth. The pattern they form may take the shape of an animal, a mythological creature, a man, a woman, or an inanimate object such as a microscope, a compass, or a crown..
Stars. Our sun is one of about 200 billion stars in our galaxy (the Milky Way). The sun is considered a very average star should have enough fuel to last another 4-5 billion years. There are other stars in our galaxy which are just like our sun but also ones which are smaller (the size of earth) and much larger (the size of the orbit of Jupiter).
By . Jaclyn Schmitz. Stars. Our sun is one of about 200 billion stars in our galaxy (the Milky Way). The sun is considered a very average star should have enough fuel to last another 4-5 billion years.
What is a constellation?. A group of stars that are visible within a particular region of the night sky.. Because stars are so far away, they appear next to each other. People make up different shapes out of the same groups of stars.
When you look at the night . sky, . you can see many beautiful stars.. Stars. If you are out in the . country, camping . in the . mountains, . or . in the . desert away from the city lights, you may see thousands of them. .
March 2012. History. For all agricultural people from the past, the knowledge of heaven was fundamental. . Its observation allowed them to calculate the precise timing for planting and harvesting, to prepare for winter or the rigors of summer..