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Can You Name These 10 Constellations?

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    Ursa Major
    Virgo
    Ursa Minor
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ursa Minor

    Ursa Minor, otherwise known as the Little Dipper, is connected to the North Star.

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    Sagittarius
    Capricorn
    Libra
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Capricorn

    The Capricorn zodiac is attributed to those born between Dec. 22 and Jan. 19.

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    Cassiopeia
    Ursa Major
    Aries
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cassiopeia

    This constellation is named after the vain Queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology.

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    Orion
    Andromeda
    Draco
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Orion

    Orion is a prominent constellation and is visible throughout the world. It was named after a hunter in Greek mythology.

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    Libra
    Aquarius
    Cancer
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Cancer

    Latin for "crab," Cancer is commonly represented by the crustacean, and the stars appear to be in the shape of a pincer.

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    Lacerta
    Indus
    Crux
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lacerta

    Lacerta is one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union. Its name is Latin for "lizard."

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    Pegasus
    Leo
    Aries
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pegasus

    Pegasus is named after the winged horse from Greek mythology.

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    Ursa Major
    Scorpius
    Sagittarius
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Scorpius

    It's a large constellation in the Southern Hemisphere and also the first name of Draco Malfoy's son.

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    Columba
    Phoenix
    Ursa Major
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ursa Major

    Ursa Major is known as the Great Bear and is arguably one of the most famous star constellations.

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    Delphinus
    Piscis Austrinus
    Hydra
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Piscis Austrinus

    Latin for "southern fish," Piscis Austrinus is a constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.

Can You Name These 10 Constellations?

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