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Below is an arrangement of stars I've found in a TV series. As an amateur astronomer I cannot identify if this is a constellation, after having looked through what is recognized by the IAU. Is this just a depiction of a random group of stars?

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    $\begingroup$ Have you tried submitting it to the astrometry.net online solver and see if it can identify it ? $\endgroup$ – astrosnapper Apr 7 at 18:02
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    $\begingroup$ Which TV series/episode? $\endgroup$ – Mike G Apr 7 at 19:09
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    $\begingroup$ nova.astrometry.net/user_images/3531082 No calibration. $\endgroup$ – James K Apr 7 at 20:26
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for uploading it @JamesK, it was a worth a try... $\endgroup$ – astrosnapper Apr 7 at 21:59
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    $\begingroup$ @MikeG Sex Education, season 2, episode 8, at the every end of the episode. $\endgroup$ – Dirk101 Apr 8 at 8:40
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The IAU recognizes 88 constellations. The charts for each constellation can be found at the bottom of this page from the IAU website. You can go through them yourself, but I haven't found any that really resembles your image. So it probably isn't a constellation recognized by the IAU.

But it could still be part of the sky, without being a constellation. So I also ran the image through astrometry.net, but it didn't find what field the image could belong to.

This suggests that it is just a random group of stars, rather than an actual image of the sky.

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