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Orion (mythology) - Wikipedia


In Greek mythology, Orion was a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion. Ancient sources tell several different stories ...

The Mythology of the Constellations


Ancient Greek and Roman myths about the stars and constellations.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Star Constellations And Myths - Astronomy Trek


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  ...

The Constellations Web Page


Constellations table. ... The Constellations. Andromeda · Antlia The Air Pump, Apus Bird of Paradise, Aquarius Water Carrier, Aquila The Eagle. Ara The Altar ...

Constellations and Mythology - Astro-Tom


Constellations and Mythology. The Northern Hemisphere, Circumpolar Constellations. Cassiopeia. Cassiopeia was the wife of King Cepheus. She was very ...

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Mar 30, 2016 ... (2004) Greek Mythology for students: Constellation myths episode: 1 One can look at the night sky as a picture book containing the images of ...
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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 ...

Greek Constellations


Stories about the constellations from Greek mythology.

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 , ...