Astronomy 10: Constellation Report
Worth 10 points -- Due Friday, June 2nd -- May not be repeated
For this project you will choose a constellation from the list of those recognized by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) on pages 547-548 of your text and research it. Please write up a 3-4 page (typed and double-spaced) report on your constellation. In the report you should do the following:
By all means, include pictures and whatever else suits your fancy for illustration. But such materials are not included in the tally of 3-4 pages of text. Include a bibliography with at least 3 sources, and one must be a printed media.
- Give the location of the constellation (time of year it's visible and how to find it).
- Give some factual physical information about the stars that make up the constellation.
- Describe what astronomical objects of interest are found in the constellation.
- Tell at least one western myth associated with the constellation and one non-western myth.
- Using the same group of stars make up your own constellation and myth.
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