29 September 2014

The 88 Constellations

Constellation Map

Constellation map of both northern and southern hemispheres
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The path the sun passes through the ecliptic

List of Modern Constellations

(88 constellations)


Constellation
Meaning
Andromeda
(mythological)
Antlia
air pump
Apus
Bird-of-paradise
Aquarius
water-bearer
Aquila
eagle
Ara
altar
Aries
ram
Auriga
charioteer
Boötes
herdsman
Caelum
chisel
Camelopardalis
giraffe
Cancer
crab
Canes Venatici
hunting dogs
Capricornus
sea goat
Carina
keel
Centaurus
centaur
Cepheus
(mythological)
Cetus
sea monster
Chamaeleon
chameleon
Circinus
compass
(drawing tool)
Columba
dove
Coma Berenices
Berenice's hair
Corona Australis
southern crown
Corona Borealis
northern crown
Corvus
crow
Crater
cup
Crux
southern cross
Cygnus
swan or
Northern Cross
Delphinus
dolphin
Dorado
goldfish
Draco
dragon
Equuleus
pony
Eridanus
river Eridanus
(mythology)
Fornax
chemical furnace
Grus
Crane
Hercules
(mythological)
Horologium
pendulum clock
Hydra
(mythological)
Hydrus
lesser water snake
Indus
Indian
(American indigenous)
Lacerta
lizard
Leo Minor
lesser lion
Lepus
hare
Libra
balance
Lupus
wolf
Lynx
lynx
Lyra
lyre / harp
Mensa
Table Mountain
(South Africa)
Microscopium
microscope
Monoceros
unicorn
Musca
fly
Norma
carpenter's level
Octans
octant (instrument)
Ophiuchus
serpent-bearer
Pavo
peacock
Pegasus
(mythological)
Perseus
(mythological)
Phoenix
phoenix
Pictor
easel
Pisces
fishes
Piscis Austrinus
southern fish
Puppis
poop deck
Pyxis
mariner's compass
Reticulum
eyepiece graticule
Sagitta
arrow
Sagittarius
archer
Scorpius
scorpion
Sculptor
sculptor
Scutum
shield (of Sobieski)
Serpens
snake
Sextans
sextant
Telescopium
telescope
Triangulum
triangle
Triangulum Australe
southern triangle
Tucana
toucan
Ursa Major (Plough)
Vela
sails
Virgo
virgin or maiden
Volans
flying fish
Vulpecula
fox



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