Constellations ( (table))

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

Constellations ( (table))

Constellations

 Zodiac constellation.
Constellations
Constellation English name Position
R.A.(hours) DEC.(degrees)
Andromeda Andromeda (Chained Lady) 1 +43
Antlia Air Pump 10 -33
Apus Bird of Paradise 16 -75
Aquarius Water Bearer 23 -13
Aquila Eagle 20 +4
Ara Altar 17 -52
Aries Ram 2 +19
Auriga Charioteer 6 +42
Boötes Herdsman 15 +34
Caelum Chisel 5 -39
Camelopardalis Giraffe 5 +67
Cancer Crab 8 +14
Canes Venatici Hunting Dogs 13 +43
Canis Major Large Dog 7 -23
Canis Minor Small Dog 7 +25
Capricornus (Sea) Goat 21 -21
Carina Keel 9 -62
Cassiopeia Cassiopeia (Seated Lady) 1 +64
Centaurus Centaur 13 -44
Cepheus Cepheus (the King) 22 +68
Cetus Whale 1 -6
Chamaeleon Chamaeleon 11 -78
Circinus Pair of Compasses 15 -65
Columba Dove 5 -32
Coma Berenices Berenice's Hair 13 +22
Corona Australis Southern Crown 19 -40
Corona Borealis Northern Crown 16 +31
Corvus Crow 12 -14
Crater Cup 11 -13
Crux Southern Cross 12 -61
Cygnus Swan 21 +48
Delphinus Dolphin 21 +18
Dorado Dorado (a fish) 5 -64
Draco Dragon 17 +61
Equuleus Colt 21 +8
Eridanus Eridanus (a river) 4 -18
Fornax Furnace 3 -31
Gemini Twins 7 +18
Grus Crane 22 -41
Hercules Hercules 18 +22
Horologium Clock 3 -53
Hydra Water Monster 10 -16
Hydrus Water Snake 3 -72
Indus Indian 21 -54
Lacerta Lizard 22 +45
Leo Lion 11 +17
Leo Minor Small Lion 10 +35
Lepus Hare 5 -23
Libra Balance 15 -13
Lupus Wolf 15 -36
Lynx Lynx 8 +41
Lyra Lyre 19 +42
Mensa Table 6 -78
Microscopium Microscope 21 -36
Monoceros Unicorn 7 -8
Musca Fly 13 -72
Norma T-square 16 -52
Octans Octant 20 -79
Ophiuchus Serpent Holder 17 -7
Orion Orion (the Hunter) 5 +2
Pavo Peacock 19 -64
Pegasus Pegasus (Winged Horse) 22 +18
Perseus Perseus (Rescuer of Andromeda) 4 +44
Phoenix Phoenix 0 -52
Pictor Painter's Easel 5 -49
Pisces Fishes 1 +12
Piscis Austinus Southern Fish 22 -28
Puppis Stern 7 -39
Pyxis Mariner's Compass 9 -32
Reticulum Net 4 -64
Sagitta Arrow 19 +18
Sagittarius Archer 19 -32
Scorpius Scorpion 17 -32
Sculptor Sculptor's Workshop 0 -32
Scutum Shield 19 -11
Serpens—Caput Serpent—Head 16 +10
Serpens—Cauda Serpent—Tail 18 -13
Sextans Sextant 10 -5
Taurus Bull 4 +25
Telescopium Telescope 19 -51
Triangulum Triangle 2 +32
Triangulum Australe Southern Triangle 16 -65
Tucana Toucan 23 -63
Ursa Major Large Bear 10 +48
Ursa Minor Small Bear 15 +73
Vela Sails 9 -46
Virgo Virgin 13 -3
Volans Flying Fish 8 -69
Vulpecula Little Fox 20 +25

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