The morning star pattern is a bullish reversal pattern consisting of three candles. The first candle is a long black candle at the end of a downtrend, after this is a short candle either black or white which opens and closes below the previous candle. The final candle in this pattern is a long white candle which opens above the centre candle and closes above the centre mark of the first candle.
The evening star is a bullish reversal pattern which is created when the market is moving in the opposite direction to the morning star. This time the first candle is a long white candle which is at the end of an uptrend, after this a short white or black candle, then a long black candle opening below the second candle and closing below the centre of the first candle.