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Dunno, but probably related to stars.
The closest so far

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Yeah it is star related, it is like a cluster of stars that form a pattern of some sort, not officially a constellation though. (heh, Astronomy subjects kind of paying off. )
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So a bunch of stars that have a configuration that loosely forms the appearance of an asterisk when viewed from Earth.
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So a bunch of stars that have a configuration that loosely forms the appearance of an asterisk when viewed from Earth.
Can be any appearance. IIRC. You could say that the tail of Scorpio looks like a fish hook and you call it that, it would be more a asterism than a constellation as it isn't officially recognised.

If you ever get a chance use Stellarium. It has options to view the constellations of different cultures. great stuff.
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Yeah it is star related, it is like a cluster of stars that form a pattern of some sort, not officially a constellation though. (heh, Astronomy subjects kind of paying off. )
Yep that's it.

Example would be Orion's belt.

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Easy question for you.

Because of the date and all,

Which launched first, Voyager 1 or 2.

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Easy question for you.

Because of the date and all,

Which launched first, Voyager 1 or 2.

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Nope. It was Wintersun that launched these spectral satellites. The story ends.
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Azu, you're not scattering a whole bunch of links which you'll eventually ask the poor old Mods to take down again, are you?

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Easy question for you.

Because of the date and all,

Which launched first, Voyager 1 or 2.

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Voyager 2 was launched first. It was called Voyager 2 because the planned trajectories meant that it would be overtaken by Voyager 1
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Easy question for you.

Because of the date and all,

Which launched first, Voyager 1 or 2.

bonus internets for why.
Voyager 2 was launched first. It was called Voyager 2 because the planned trajectories meant that it would be overtaken by Voyager 1
Spot on. The press at the time were a but baffled as to why NASA would launch Voyager 2 before Voyager 1.
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