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The Mythology of the Constellations


Ancient Greek and Roman myths about the stars and constellations.

Constellation Legends


In Greek mythology, the eagle was associated with Zeus. (Jupiter), either as a servant who carried Zeus' messages down to humans on Earth or as a disguise ...

Myths about Constellations - Windows to the Universe


Constellations are formed of bright stars which appear close to each other on the sky, but are really far apart in space. The shapes you see all depend on your ...

Greek Constellations


Stories about the constellations from Greek mythology.

Constellation Myths - The Stories Behind The Stars


Ever wonder why groups of stars are named certain things? Our mythologist explores the origin and meaning behind constellation myths.

Myths, Legends and Lore - Frosty Drew Observatory & Sky Theatre


While the constellations are in general Latin names of Greek myths, the stars tend to be Arabic. Generally, planets and the larger asteroids take Roman names , ...

Star Myths | Theoi Greek Mythology


Star myths of ancient Greek mythology including the zodiac and other constellations.

Constellation Names | Constellation Guide


Old constellations' names usually come from Greek mythology, while the constellations created more recently were mostly named after scientific instruments and ...

The Constellations Web Page


Constellations table. ... The Constellations Web Page. All files associated with The Constellations Web Page are © by Richard Dibon-Smith and meant for ...

Star Constellations And Myths


A constellation is simply a collection of stars, imaginatively linked together to represent a person, animal or object in the night sky. In this way astronomers are  ...