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 ...
Ancient Greek and Roman myths about the stars and constellations.
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 ...
Ever wonder why groups of stars are named certain things? Our mythologist
explores the origin and meaning behind constellation myths.
Star myths of ancient Greek mythology including the zodiac and other
Old constellations' names usually come from Greek mythology, while the
constellations created more recently were mostly named after scientific
instruments and ...
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
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. The Northern Hemisphere, Circumpolar
Constellations. Cassiopeia. Cassiopeia was the wife of King Cepheus. She was
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 ...