Which Constellation is Yours?
On the day that you were born, a certain constellation was in ascendence on the eastern horizon.
You may know your sign, but do you know what your group of stars looks like?
Spontaneous. Impulsive. Exciting to be around.
Aries means “The Ram” in Latin.
This constellation is usually associated with the story of the Golden Fleece in Greek mythology.
Leo represents the lion and is usually associated with the Nemean lion in Greek mythology.
This constellation is home to the bright stars Regulus and Denebola, and the nearby star Wolf 359.
Reliable. Trustworthy. Caring.
Taurus is one of the oldest known constellations, dating back to the Bronze Age.
In Greek mythology, this constellation is associated with Zeus, who transformed himself into a bull in order to get close to Europa and abduct her.
Virgo contains Spica, one of the brightest stars in the night sky.
It also contains the autumn equinox point, which lies close to the star Beta Virginis. It is the largest of the Zodiac constellations.
Quick. Curious. Artistic.
Libra means “The Weighing Scales” in Latin.
It is the only Zodiac constellation that represents an object, rather than an animal or character from mythology.
It is the symbol for Balance and Justice.
Aquarius means “The Water-Bearer” in Latin.
It lies in the region of the sky which is sometimes known as “The Sea” because it contains a number of other constellations with names associated with water.
Imaginative. Intuitive. In touch with their emotions.
Cancer means “The Crab” in Latin.
A number of famous deep sky objects are contained within this constellation, including the Beehive Cluster, and two interacting Spiral Galaxies.
One of the oldest known constellations, Scorpius was discovered around 5000 years ago, and named “The Scorpion” by the Sumerians.
This constellation is easy to find in the night sky because it is located near the centre of the Milky Way, and contains the bright stars Antares and Shaula.