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Various patterns formed by different groups of stars are known as?


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Constellations:

  1. Constellations are patterns generated by distinct groups of stars.
  2. A certain set of stars forms an image-like architecture.
  3. Common constellations include the Big Dipper, Orion, Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and more.
  1. Orion: Orion appears to have been a hunter. Three brilliant stars are visible in the belt, and five bright stars have been placed in the shape of a quadrilateral.
  2. Ursa Major: Ursa Major appears to be a giant dipper. This dipper has four stars in the bowl but instead three dazzling stars throughout the handle.

Therefore, various patterns formed by different groups of stars are known as constellations.


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