List of Constellations


Below is the list of all 88 oficial constallations. Constellations which contained deep sky objects I have managed to image are hyperlinked to access corresponding interactive maps and short descriptions. Images of the individual deep sky objects could be reached through those maps.

Alternatively, individual constellation can be visited through the interactive winter, spring, summer or fall seasonal whole sky maps.


Andromeda Cygnus (Swan) Pavo (Peacock)
Antlia (Air Pump) Delphinus (Dolphin) Pegasus (Winged Horse)
Apus (Bird of Paradise) Dorado (Swordfish) Perseus
Aquarius (Water Bearer) Draco (Dragon) Phoenix
Aquila (Eagle) Equuleus (Foal) Pictor (Easel)
Ara (Altar) Eridanus (River) Pisces (Fishes)
Aries (Ram) Fornax (Furnace) Piscis Austrinus (Southern Fish)
Auriga (Charioteer) Gemini (Twins) Puppis (Stern)
Bootes (Herdsman) Grus (Crane) Pyxis (Compass)
Caelum (Chisel) Hercules Reticulum (Reticle)
Camelopardalis (Giraffe) Horologium (Clock) Sagitta (Arrow)
Cancer (Crab) Hydra (Sea Snake) Sagittarius (Archer)
Canes Venatici (Hunting Dogs) Hydrus (Sea Serpent) Scorpius (Scorpion)
Canis Major (Great Dog) Indus (Indian) Sculptor (Sculptor)
Canis Minor (Little Dog) Lacerta (Lizard) Scutum (Shield)
Capricornus (Sea Goat) Leo (Lion) Serpens (Serpent):
Carina (Keel) Leo Minor (Little Lion)     Serpens Caput
Cassiopeia Lepus (Hare)     Serpens Cauda
Centaurus (Centaur) Libra (Scales) Sextans (Sextant)
Cepheus Lupus (Wolf) Taurus (Bull)
Cetus (Sea Monster) Lynx (Lynx) Telescopium (Telescope)
Chamaeleon (Chameleon) Lyra (Lyre) Triangulum (Triangle)
Circinus (Compasses) Mensa (Table) Triangulum Australe (Southern Triangle)
Columba (Dove) Microscopium (Microscope) Tucana (Toucan)
Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair) Monoceros (Unicorn) Ursa Major (Great Bear)
Corona Australis (Southern Crown) Musca (Fly) Ursa Minor (Little Bear)
Corona Borealis (Northern Crown) Norma (Square) Vela (Sails)
Corvus (Crow) Octans (Octant) Virgo (Maiden)
Crater (Cup) Ophiuchus (Serpent Bearer) Volans (Flying Fish)
Crux (Southern Cross) Orion Vulpecula (Little Fox)

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