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Constellation Lab. Can you see?. Directions. Plot the constellations by connecting the dots. Label the constellations IN CAPS Label the constellations in lower case (except for the First Letter.). Let’s Look for the Big Dipper. URSA MAJOR. Now we can find the little dipper. Polaris.

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Constellation Lab

Can you see?


Directions

  • Plot the constellations by connecting the dots.

  • Label the constellations IN CAPS

  • Label the constellations in lower case (except for the First Letter.)


Let’s Look for the Big Dipper


URSA MAJOR


Now we can find the little dipper


Polaris

URSA MINOR


Now, we can find Draco


Polaris

URSA MINOR

DRACO


Now where is Cassiopeia?


Polaris

URSA MINOR

DRACO

CASSIOPEIA


Where is Cepheus?


CASSIOPEIA

Polaris

URSA MINOR

DRACO

CEPHEUS


Find Orion

Look for the 3 stars in a row!


CASSIOPEIA

Polaris

URSA MINOR

DRACO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

CEPHEUS


Now on to the Answers!


Canis Major

Literally means dog big (Big dog)

Brightest Star in Sky

Sirius – a white dwarf


CANIS MAJOR

CASSIOPEIA

Polaris

URSA MINOR

DRACO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Cygnus

Known as the

Swan or Northern Cross

Brightest Star is Deneb (tail of the hen) is a white dwarf and is the 18th brightest object in the sky.


CANIS MAJOR

CASSIOPEIA

Deneb

Polaris

CGYNUS

URSA MINOR

DRACO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Lyra

Is Greek for Lyre which is a Harp

Brightest Star is Vega (means swooping eagle) is white dwarf


CANIS MAJOR

CASSIOPEIA

Deneb

Polaris

CGYNUS

LYRA

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Gemini

The Twins (Pollux & Castor)


CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Castor

Deneb

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

LYRA

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Leo Major

Leo means Lion

Regulus means King


CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Castor

Deneb

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

LYRA

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Taurus

Means The Bull

ALDEBARAN means follower


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Castor

Deneb

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

LYRA

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Canis Minor

Means Small Dog

Procyon means before the dog


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyoon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

LYRA

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Aquila

Means the eagle

Altair means the flying one


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Auriga

Means The Charioteer

Capella means she-goat


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Capella

AURIGA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Boötes

Means Bear Driver or Herdsman

ARCTURUS means bear driver


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Capella

AURIGA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

BOÖTES

Arcturus

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Virgo

Means the virgin or maiden

Spica means ear of wheat


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Capella

AURIGA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

BOÖTES

Arcturus

VIRGO

Spica

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Scorpius

Means Scorpion

Antares means anti-Ares


Aldebaron

TAURUS

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Capella

AURIGA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

BOÖTES

Arcturus

VIRGO

SCORPIUS

Antares

Spica

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


Extras…..


Pegasus

Aldebaron

TAURUS

ANDROMEDA

CANIS MAJOR

GEMINI

CASSIOPEIA

Capella

AURIGA

CANIS MINOR

Castor

DELPHINIUS

Deneb

Procyon

Pollux

Polaris

CGYNUS

CANCER

AQUILA

LYRA

Altair

URSA MINOR

Vega

DRACO

Regulus

LEO

SAGITARIUS

BOÖTES

HERCULES

Arcturus

VIRGO

SCORPIUS

Antares

Spica

Rigel

ORION

Betelgueuse

Sirius

CEPHEUS


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