The following lists of constellations are available: Modern constellations - a list of
the current constellations. Former constellations - a list of former constellations.
Alphabetical listing of constellations. Andromeda · Antlia · Apus · Aquarius ·
Aquila · Ara · Aries · Auriga · Boötes · Caelum · Camelopardalis · Cancer · Canes
Name, Pronunciation, Translation. Andromeda, an-DROM-eh-da, Ethiopian
Princess. Antlia, ANT-ll-a, Air Pump. Apus, AYE-pus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius ...
Latin Name, English Name or Description. Andromeda, Princess of Ethiopia.
Antlia, Air pump. Apus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius, Water bearer. Aquila, Eagle.
Feb 5, 2007 ... Learn all you need to know about constellation names, abbreviations and how to
pronounce them in this authoritative guide. Impress your ...
May 1, 2012 ... There are 88 officially recognized constellations in the sky, and these
astronomical patterns have a fascinating and long history. Forty-eight of ...
The Latin names and meanings of the official 88 constellations are given below.
The original 48 constellations of Ptolemy are indicated with an asterisk *.
It seems like each constellation has several ways to pronounce it. There is an
excellent article in Sky & Telescope about constellation names that you can view
Constellation names, like the names of stars, come from a variety of sources and
each has a different story and meaning to it. Old constellations' names usually ...
Jul 16, 2014 ... The constellation may also have gotten its name from the tale of Phaethon and
Cycnus. Phaethon was the son of Helios (the sun god), and took ...