For additional meanings of "Constellation", please see Constellation.

A constellation is a group of stars visibly related to each other in a particular configuration as seen from a particular planet.

Notable constellations visible from Earth include Orion and Leo. Notable constellations visible from other planets include "The Runners" (from Bajor) and the "Great Horn" (from the Brunali homeworld). (DS9: "Second Sight"; VOY: "Child's Play")

Selected Earth constellations Edit

Andromeda (Andromedae)
Antlia (Antilae)
  • Mira Antlia (there is no "Mira" star in the modern Antlia constellations)
Apus (Apodis)
Aquarius (Aquarii)
Aquila (Aquilae)
  • Altair (Alpha Aquilae)
  • Deneb el Okab (Zeta Aquilae; possibly aka Deneb)
Ara (Arae)
Aries (Arietis)
Auriga (Aurigae)
Boötes (Boötis)
  • Arcturus (Alpha Boötis or Hokule'a)
  • Izar (Epsilon Boötis)
Caelum (Caeli)
Camelopardalis (Camelopardalis)
Cancer (Cancri)
Canis Major (Canis Majoris)
Canis Minor (Canis Minoris)
Capricornus (Capricorni)
  • Deneb Algiedi (Delta Capricorni; possibly aka Deneb)
Carina (Carinae)
Cassiopeia (Cassiopeiae)
Centaurus (Centauri)
Cepheus (Cephei)
Cetus (Ceti)
Chamaeleon (Chamaeleontis)
Circinus (Circini)
Columba (Columbae)-->
Coma Berenices (Comae Berenices)
Corona Australis (Coronae Australis)
Corona Borealis (Coronae Borealis)
Corvus (Corvi)
Crater (Crateris)
Crux (Crucis)
Cygnus (Cygni)
Delphinus (Delphini)
Dorado (Doradus)
Draco (Draconis)
  • Sigma Draconis
Equuleus (Equulei)
Eridanus (Eridani)
Fornax (Fornacis)
Gemini (Geminorum)
  • Pollux (Beta Geminorum)
  • Iota Geminorum
Grus (Gruis)
Hercules (Herculis)
  • Cerberus (Probably one of the stars in former constellation Cerberus now contained in Hercules)
Horologium (Horologii)
Hydra (Hydrae)
Hydrus (Hydri)
Indus (Indi)
Lacerta (Lacertae)
Leo (Leonis)
Leo Minor (Leonis Minoris)
Lepus (Leporis)
Libra (Librae)
Lupus (Lupi)
Lynx (Lyncis)
Lyra (Lyrae)
Mensa (Mensae)
Microscopium (Micropscopii)
Monoceros (Monocerotis)
Musca (Muscae)
Norma (Normae)
Octans (Octanis)
Ophiuchus (Ophiuchi)
Orion (Orionis)
Pavo (Pavonis)
Pegasus (Pegasi)
Perseus (Persei)
Phoenix (Phoenicis)
Pictor (Pictoris)
Pisces (Piscium)
Piscis Austrinius (Piscis Austrini)
Puppis (Puppis)
Pyxis (Pyxidis)
Reticulum (Reticuli)
  • Vega Reticuli (there is no "Vega" star in the modern Reticuli constellations)
Sagitta (Sagittae)
  • Omega Sagitta (there is no "Omega" star in the modern Sagitta constellations)
Sagittarius (Sagittarii)
Scorpius (Scorpii)
Sculptor (Sculptoris)
Scutum (Scuti)
Serpens (Serpentis)
Sextans (Sextantis)
Taurus (Tauri)
Telescopium (Telescopii)
Triangulum (Trianguli)
Triangulum Australe (Trianguli Australis)
Tucana (Tucanae)
Ursa Major (Ursae Majoris)
Ursa Minor (Ursae Minoris)
  • Polaris (Alpha Ursae Minoris)
  • Beta Ursae Minor

Vela (Velorum)

Virgo (Virgini)

Volans (Volantis)

Vulpecula (Vulpeculae)

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