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Sky Watch: The difference between constellations, asterisms
Others are asterisms, patterns that are not only distinct in themselves but also are part of constellations. The Big Dipper is probably the most recognizable star pattern in the sky, but it's not a constellation.
Asterisms for Winter Nights
Thank goodness for asterisms! If you're a beginning skywatcher, asterisms ease your entry into the night sky. Even seasoned observers know that most constellations don't look like the figures they're supposed to represent.
Big Dipper a constellation with big following
'"This asterism is also recognized by different cultures as a plough, wagon, butcher's cleaver, saucepan, coffin with three mourners, wall to a forbidden enclosure, Hindu sage and Chinese goddess...
Reality Check: You Can't Actually Name Stars for David Bowie
The seven stars that form the lightning pattern from Bowie's album is in fact called an asterism. An asterism is simply a set of stars that form a pattern familiar to the human eye as part of a larger group of stars.
ASTERISM FBS「めんたいワイド」に生出演
平均年齢14歳のハードロック・インストバンド「ASTERISM(アステリズム)」が先月25日、FBS福岡放送の「めんたいワイド」に生出演し、番組テーマ曲「めんたい家族」をロックバージョンで演奏するなど、3曲を披露した。 大人顔負けの演奏で話題を呼ぶASTERISMは小城市の ...

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