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CONSTELLATIONS BY:SIMON GOINES. WWK. HISTORY OF CONSTELLATIONS . Constellations are patterns of stars in the sky which astronomers use to help them pinpoint individual stars. Most of the constellations were identified long ago by the stargazers of Ancient Babylon and Egypt.

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Constellations by simon goines

CONSTELLATIONS BY:SIMON GOINES


WWK

  • HISTORY OF CONSTELLATIONS







Constellation names
Constellation names ! in the north

  • •Andromeda (Chained Maiden.)

  • •Antlia (Air Pump.)

  • •Apus (Bird of Paradise.)

  • •Aquarius (Water Bearer.)

  • •Aquila (Eagle.)

  • •Ara (Altar.)

  • •Aries (Ram.)

  • •Auriga (Charioteer.)


Constellation names1
Constellation names in the north

  • •Bootes (Herdsmen.)

  • •Caelum (Engraving Tool.)

  • •Camelopardalis (Giraffe.)

  • •Cancer (Crab.)

  • •Canes Venatici (Hunting Dog.)

  • •Canis Major (Great Dog.)

  • •Canis Minor (Lesser Dog.)

  • •Capricornus (Sea Goat.)

  • •Carina (Keel.)

  • •Cassiopeia (Seated Queen.)

  • •Centaurus (Centaur.)

  • •Cepheus (King.)


Constellation names2
Constellation names in the north

  • •Cetus (Sea Monster.)

  • •Chamaeleon (Chameleon.)

  • •Circinus (Compass.)

  • •Columba (Dove.)

  • •Coma Berenices (Bernice's Hair.)

  • •Corona Australis (Southern Crown.)

  • •Corona Borealis (Northern Crown.)

  • •Corvus (Crow.)

  • •Crater (Cup.)

  • •Crux (Southern Cross.)

  • •Cygnus (Swan.)


Constellation names3
Constellation names in the north

  • •Delphinus (Dolphin.)

  • •Dorado (Dolphinfish.)

  • •Draco (Dragon.)

  • •Equuleus (Little Horse.)

  • •Eridanus (River.)

  • •Fornax (Furnace.)

  • •Gemini (Twins.)

  • •Grus (Crane.)

  • •Hercules (Hercules.)

  • •Horologium (Clock.)

  • •Hydra (Female Water Snake.)

  • •Hydrus (Male Water Snake.)


Constellation names4
Constellation names in the north

  • •Indus (Indian.)

  • •Lacerta (Lizard.)

  • •Leo (Lion.)

  • •Leo Minor (Lesser Lion.)

  • •Lepus (Hare.)

  • •Libra (Scales.)

  • •Lupus (Wolf.)

  • •Lynx (Lynx.)

  • •Lyra (Lyre.)

  • •Mensa (Table Mountain.)

  • •Microscopium (Microscope.)

  • •Monoceros (Unicorn.)


Constellation names5
Constellation names in the north

  • •Musca (Fly.)

  • •Norma (Carpenter's Square.)

  • •Octans (Octant.)

  • •Ophiuchus (Serpent Bearer.)

  • •Orion (Hunter.)

  • •Pavo (Peacock.)

  • •Pegasus (Winged Horse.)

  • •Perseus (Hero.)

  • •Phoenix (Phoenix.)

  • •Pictor (Painter's Easel.)

  • •Pisces (Fish.)

  • •PiscisAustrinus (Southern Fish


Constellation names6
Constellation names in the north

  • •Puppis (Stern.)

  • •Pyxis (Compass.)

  • •Reticulum (Reticle.)

  • •Sagitta (Arrow.)

  • •Sagittarius (Archer.)

  • •Scorpius (Scorpion.)

  • •Sculptor (Sculptor.)

  • •Scutum (Shield.)

  • •Serpens (Serpent.)

  • •Sextans (Sextent.)

  • •Taurus (Bull.)


Constellation names7
Constellation names in the north

  • •Telescopium (Telescope.)

  • •Triangulum (Triangle.)

  • •TriangulumAustrale (Southern Triangle.)

  • •Tucana (Toucan.)

  • •Ursa Major (Great Bear.)

  • •Ursa Minor (Lesser Bear.)

  • •Vela (Sails.)

  • •Virgo (Maiden.)

  • •Volans (Flying Fish.)

  • •Vulpecula (Fox.)


Major constellations
Major constellations ! in the north

  • The Big Dipper

  • Cassiopeia

  • Perseus

  • Cepheus

  • Cygnus, The Swan

  • Lyra, The Lyre

  • Pegasus, The Winged Horse

  • Aquila, The Eagle


  • Orion, The Hunter in the north

  • Andromeda

  • Taurus, The Bull

  • Canis Major, The Great Dog


  • Gemini, The Twins in the north

  • Leo, The Lion

  • Virgo, The Virgin

  • Bootes, The Herdsman

  • Sagittarius, The Archer

  • Scorpio, The Scorpion


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