Science | Space | Constellations

Constellations are groupings of stars that, when viewed from Earth, form distinct shapes. Constellations have been around since the dawn of recorded history. In this section you will learn all about constellations and their histories.

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Aquila

Aquila, a constellation visible from the Northern Hemisphere. The name means "eagle." The Great Rift of the Milky Way (a dark area in the bright band of stars) passes through Aquila.