Quiz – Amazing Patterns of the Stars – The Constellations

A constellation is a group of stars that forms an imaginary pattern and may represent mythological person, animals, or a god.

Constellation plays a significant role in astrology and also in time calculation. The 13 zodiac signs come from the 13 constellations, and these constellations are also termed as stars of the zodiac.

Skywatchers use constellations to search planets, comets or, other events by a process known as star hopping.

How much you know about them? Play this quiz to test your knowledge.

1. This constellation is in the northern sky whose latin name means “greater she-bear.” Can you name it?

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2. Orion is located at the celestial equator. It was named after Orion, a hunter who belonged to

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3. Its brightest star is Eltanin. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy. Can you identify this constellation? Hint - It is a Latin name for a dragon.

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4. Cassiopeia constellation is located in the northern sky. It was named after a

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5. Its brightest star is Vega. This constellation is not a part of the "stars of the zodiac". Can you identify this constellation?

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6. Leo is a part of the stars of the zodiac. It lies between cancer to crab in the west and to Virgo the maiden to the east. Can you identify it’s brightest star?

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7. Auriga is associated with various mythological characters, including Erichthonius and Myrtilus. It is located at

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8. Its brightest star is Sirius. It is known by the name “The Greater Dog”. Do you know which constellation we are talking about?

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9. Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky, named after Cepheus, a king of Aethiopia in Greek mythology. Which is the brightest star in this constellation?

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10. The top portion of this constellation forms an inverted V. The most renowned star of this constellation is Altair. Can you identify the constellation?

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