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con·stel·la·tion

(kon'stel-ā'shŭn),
In psychiatry, all the factors that determine a particular action.
[L.L. constellatio, fr. cum, together, + stella, star]

constellation

(kŏn″stĕl-lā′shŭn) [L. con, together, + stella, star]
A group, set, or configuration of objects, individuals, or conditions.
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Each star in a constellation gives off its own light, unlike planets and comets which just reflect the Sun's light.
During the year, the constellations appear to be moving through the sky.
Polaris is part of the constellation Ursa Minor (the Little Bear or the Little Dipper).
Astronomy also has had its golden moments, and the constellations --one of its earliest cultural legacies--belong to a mythical golden age of archaic development.
Ptolemy's star catalog consolidated 48 constellations in the 2nd century AD.