Distinguish between galaxy and constellation.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Galaxy                                                         Constellation

It is a collection of stars, dust and gas.         It is a group of stars.

It does not form any particular pattern.         It forms the shape of an animal or object.

There are around 1011 galaxies.                  There are only 88 constellations known so far.

Example: Milky Way                                    Example: Orion

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM

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