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Star Observations

Star Observations

Introduction

Did you know there are billions of stars in our night sky? Too many to count! It would take a long time if you did try to count them. It is still fun to observe stars.


Exploration

Take a look at these pictures and answer the questions about them.

Astronomical Stars

What do you notice about the stars in this picture?


Quintuplet Cluster

What do you notice about the stars in this picture?


Big Dipper

What do you notice about these stars?

Have you ever seen the Big Dipper in the night sky?


Images credit: NASA


This esheet is a part of the Star Search lesson.

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