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Re: Constilation Lines?

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Posted by Kip Crawford on November 10, 1999 02:48:09 UTC

The names and figures of the constellations are very old. Most of them are from Greek or Roman Myth. The lines from star to star are what makes the figure. Some stars are part of the constellations like Orions Belt in Orion the Hunter. Ursa Major is a bear, but in that constellation there is the Big Dipper, which is not a constellation but a figure of a pot or water dipper. The stars move in unison and we do not pass through them. The planets follow the eliptic through 12 constellations that make up Astrology Horoscopes. Not to be confused with Astronomy.

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