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The Mythology of the Constellations

www.comfychair.org/~cmbell/myth/myth.html

Ancient Greek and Roman myths about the stars and constellations.

Myths about Constellations - Windows to the Universe

www.windows2universe.org/mythology/const_nav.html

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 ...

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

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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 , ...

Greek Mythology: THE CONSTELLATIONS, STAR MYTHS 1

www.theoi.com/Cat_Astraioi.html

Illustrated Guide to ancient Greek Star Myths. Descriptions and pictures of each constellation of myth.

Constellation Myths - The Stories Behind The Stars

www.gods-and-monsters.com/constellation-myths.html

Since ancient times, constellation myths have told the tales of gods and monsters , heroes and villains, and other legends using only the stars in the night sky.

Constellations and Mythology - Astro-Tom.com

www.astro-tom.com/getting_started/mythology.htm

Several galaxies and even one nebula is found within the constellation. The Cat's Eye Nebula is a favorite among astronomers. Many myths revolve around this ...

Ian Ridpath's Star Tales - Constellation Mythology

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Constellations - Myths, legends and history. ... Identifying the constellation inventors · The mythographers · Ptolemy's 48 constellations · The Almagest.

StarChild: Multidisciplinary Universe Activities: Star Art

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Below you will find a collection of constellation myths from different cultures as well as pictures of the star patterns which inspired them. Read the myths, then ...

Mythology of the constellation Aquarius - Heavens-Above

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This is the eleventh zodiacal sign and one which has always been connected with water. To the Babylonians it represented an overflowing urn, and they ...

Stars and Constellations

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The Myth of Perseus. Perseus is the son of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods, and a mortal woman. The woman's husband, Polydectes, king of Seriphos, was ...

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Constellation Legends

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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 ...

Greek Constellations

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Stories about the constellations from Greek mythology.

The Constellations

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Constellations table. ... Constellation iOS App! The Constellations. Andromeda · Antlia The Air Pump, Apus Bird of Paradise, Aquarius Water Carrier, Aquila