Definition of Constellation. Meaning of Constellation. Synonyms of Constellation

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Definition of Constellation

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Subconstellation
Subconstellation Sub*con`stel*la"tion, n. (Astron.) A subordinate constellation. --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Constellation from wikipedia

- A constellation is an area on the celestial sphere in which a group of visible stars forms a perceived pattern or outline, typically representing an animal...
- Look up constellation or constellâtion in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A constellation is formally any of certain areas of the celestial sphere, or...
- celestial longitude and roughly corresponding to the following star constellations: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius...
- Sagittarius is one of the constellations of the zodiac and is located in the Southern celestial hemisphere. It is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century...
- Virgo is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Its name is Latin for maiden, and its old astronomical symbol is (♍︎). Lying between Leo to the west...
- one of the constellations of the zodiac and is located in the northern celestial hemisphere. Taurus is a large and prominent constellation in the Northern...
- Pisces is a constellation of the zodiac. Its vast bulk – and main asterism viewed in most European cultures per Greco-Roman antiquity as a distant pair...
- C****iopeia (listen) is a constellation in the northern sky named after the vain queen C****iopeia, mother of Andromeda, in Gr**** mythology, who boasted...
- Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, between Capricornus and Pisces. Its name is Latin for "water-carrier" or "cup-carrier", and its old astronomical...
- prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world. It is one of the most con****uous and recognizable constellations in...