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An Introduction to the Night Sky Stars and Constellations
1. What is the Latin root word of star?
2. Why do stars “twinkle”?
3. Why do planets “shine”?
4. If the Sun is a star why does it shine?
5. What is a constellation?
6. What is an asterism?
7. Do we see the same constellations in summer as we do in winter? Why?
8. In the story of the winter night sky describe the role of each character constellation.
a. Cassiopeia
b. Cephus
c. Andromeda
d. Cetus
e. Perseus
f. Pegasus
9. What is Orion?
10. Who is Orion fighting off in the sky?
11. Who is nipping at his heel?