constellation is simply defined as a recognizable group of more easily visible stars that are placed together as imaginary patterns or outlines in space.

Different cultures and countries can have different versions of constellations. Many constellations have varied in size or shape, while some become popular and then are forgotten. Others have been traditionally used only by single countries.


These are both images of Orion.

Orion_constellation_Hevelius (1)

Here are two more constellations drawn for you in the night sky.

Monoceros, Puppis, ColumbaConstellatiion Ara

Take a look again at this image. This time notice Tarsus in the top left corner. What is it?

Orion_constellation_Hevelius (1)

It’s a bull. Its face is near Orion’s shield.



(sources – constellations, Tarsus, Tarsus sky)