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
The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the
... Most constellation names are Latin in origin, dating from the Roman empire, ...
In astronomical works, the Latin names of the constellations are used. The letter
N or S following the Latin name indicates whether the constellation is located to ...
Latin Name, English Name or Description. Andromeda, Princess of Ethiopia.
Antlia, Air pump. Apus, Bird of Paradise. Aquarius, Water bearer. Aquila, Eagle.
Eos, family name of a belt of asteroids. Halo, galactic halo. Hercules,
constellation. Janus, one of Saturn's moons. Jupiter, fifth planet from the sun and
May 1, 2012 ... Astronomers recognize 88 official constellations in the sky. While some of these
have been talked about since the Greeks and Babylonians, ...
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 ...
Old constellations' names usually come from Greek mythology, while the
constellations created more recently were mostly named after scientific
instruments and ...
May 16, 2012 ... There are 13 popular constellations in the zodiac. But these are just some of the
star constellations astronomers use to divide the sky.