Connecting those Constellations

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western-constellations

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Click on the underlined names to learn more about that constellation!

Latin Name

English Name

Andromeda

Andromeda

Antlia

Airpump

Apus

Bird of Paradise

Aquarius

Water Bearer

Aquila

Eagle

Ara

Altar

Aries

Ram

Auriga

Charioteer

Boötes

Herdsmen

Caelum

Sculptor’s Tool

Camelopardalis

Giraffe

Cancer

Crab

Canes Venatici

Hunting Dogs

Canis Major

Great Dog

Canis Minor

Little Dog

Capricornus

Goat (or SeaGoat)

Carina

Keel (of Argo)1

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia

Centaurus

Centaur

Cepheus

Cepheus

Cetus

Whale

Chameleon

Chameleon

Circinus

Compasses

Columba

Dove

Coma Berenices

Berenice’s Hair

Corona Australis

Southern Crown

Corona Borealis

Northern Crown

Corvus

Crow (Raven)

Crater

Cup

Crux

Southern Cross

Cygnus

Swan

Delphinus

Dolphin

Dorado

Swordfish (Goldfish)

Draco

Dragon

Equuleus

Filly

Eridanus

Eridanus (river)

Fornax

Furnace

Gemini

Twins

Grus

Crane

Hercules

Hercules

Horologium

Clock

Hydra

Sea Serpent

Hydrus

Water Snake

Indus

Indian

Lacerta

Lizard

Leo

Lion

Leo Minor

Little Lion

Lepus

Hare

Libra

Scales

Lupus

Wolf

Lynx

Lynx

Lyra

Lyre (Harp)

Mensa

Table (mountain)

Microscopium

Microscope

Monoceros

Unicorn

Musca

Southern Fly

Norma

Rule (straightedge)

Octans

Octant

Ophiuchus

Serpent-Bearer

Orion

Orion

Pavo

Peacock

Pegasus

Pegasus

Perseus

Perseus

Phoenix

Phoenix

Pictor

Painter (or his  Easel)

Pisces

Fishes

Piscis Austrinus

Southern Fish

Puppis

Poop Deck (of Argo)

Pyxis

Mariner’s Compass

Reticulum

Net

Sagitta

Arrow

Sagittarius

Archer

Scorpius

Scorpion

Sculptor

Sculptor

Scutum

Shield

Serpens

Serpent

Sextans

Sextant

Taurus

Bull

Telescopium

Telescope

Triangulum

Triangle

Triangulum Australe

Southern Triangle

Tucana

Toucan

Ursa Major

Big Dipper

Ursa Minor

Little Dipper

Vela

Sail (of Argo)

Virgo

Virgin

Volans

Flying Fish

Vulpecula

Fox

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List of the 88 constellations was gathered from InfoPlease

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