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Although almost everyone have seen it, sky is hard to be defined precisely. Generally, sky is the space seen when one looks upward from the surface of a planet. Some people define sky as the denser gaseous zone of a planet's atmosphere.

Clouds, rainbows and weather all occur amongst a planet's sky.

In astronomy, the sky is divided into many regions, called constellations. See also Chinese constellation.

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Many cultures ascribed strong religious qualities to Earth's sky, believing it to be the home of the heavens and various deities.

Sky gods/goddesses in different cultures:

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