English vocabulary for the Sky- part1: Zodiac

Zodiac: The Zodiac (1) (2) is a band of twelve constellations that circle (1) (2) the Earth.

There is a line that circles the sky known as the Ecliptic. The Sun appears to move along the ecliptic as the earth orbits the Sun each year. The Zodiac are the twelve constellations that lie along the Ecliptic. ( The Zodiac )

Constellation

Constellation

Constellation: A grouping of stars that make an imaginary picture in the sky. There are 88 constellations.

(Or)

A group of stars that forms a pattern or picture.

Aries :

  • (n) a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus
  • (n) Aries the Ram, Ram, the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19

Taurus:

  • (n)a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
  • (n) Taurus the Bull, Bull, the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20)

Gemini:

  • (n) a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
  • (n) Gemini the Twins, Twins, the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20

Cancer:

  • (n) a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini
  • (n) Cancer the Crab, Crab, the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22

 

Leo:

  • (n) a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
  • (n) Leo the Lion, Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22

Virgo:

  • (n) a large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra
  • (n) Virgo the Virgin, Virgin, the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22

Libra:

  • (n) a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius
  • (n) Libra the Scales, the seventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about September 23 to October 22

Scorpio

  • (n) a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
  • (n) Scorpio the Scorpion, Scorpion, the eighth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about October 23 to November 21

Sagittarius:

  • (n) a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus
  • (n) Sagittarius the Archer, the ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21

Capricorn

  • (n) a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius
  • (n) Capricorn the Goat, Goat , the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19

Aquarius:

  • (n) a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces
  • (n) Aquarius the Water Bearer, Water Bearer, the eleventh sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about January 20 to February 18

Pisces

  • (n) Pisces the Fishes, Fish, the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
  • (n) a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
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