Our sky is split into 88 different sections called constellations, which have been recognised and used by humans for centuries.
- Constellations are set patterns of stars, such as Ursa Major.
- Constellations can be used to navigate the globe.
- The star Polaris is above the North Pole.
- Modern astronomy uses the term 'constellation' to define set regions of space.
When you look at the sky on a clear night, it's a spectacular sight.
You can see stars, the Moon, maybe even planets but can you see a great bear, a hunter or a scorpion?
Ancient civilisations believed that they could see patterns formed by stars.
They called them constellations.
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