What is meant by (a) a constellation ? (b) tfce “ Milky Way” ? (c) a planet? How can a planet be distinguished ?

A constellation is either a group of stars or that part of the heavens occupied by such a group, (b) The
“ Milky Way ” is the name given to a band of stars across the heavens. They appear as a mass of light
covered with stars seen separately by the naked eye.

A planet is a body which revolves round the sun. Planets may be distinguished by the fact that they shine
with a steady light and do not twinkle.


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