Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere >>
or constellations, and each received a name suggested by mythological or other figures.
Jackson and Elisabeth spent many evenings outdoors lying on the frigid ground, stargazing, pointing out the constellations, and anticipating the occasional falling star.
The Hindu zodiacal constellations belong then to an earlier epoch than the Chinese " stations," such as they have been transmitted to our acquaintance.
In the formation of the constellations of the zodiac little regard was paid to stellar configurations.