36. Constellation – Capricorn, the goat

 

capricornus_1.JPGMythology

Capricorn, the goat, is a constellation which has no star brighter than 3rd magnitude.

In mythology, the most important element is the horn which is a seen as a cornucopia, an abundance of gifts. The Capricorn was associated with the god Dionysus, with Pan, with the goat Amalthea who nourished Zeus in infancy or Ea, a Babylonian god who ruled over Water, Wisdom and Magic.

Symbolism

– fertility, abundance;

– spiritual significance.

Stars of Capricorn

 

The most important stars from Capricorn, in the order of magnitude are: Algedi, Dabih, Nashira and Deneb Algedi.

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36.1 Deneb Algedi- 240 Aquarius 00′

 

Deneb Algedi is a Behenian star from Capricorn, located in the tail of the goat.

Magnitude: 3,0

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Aquarius 00′

Declination: 16S21′

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Pisces

Planetary nature: Saturn/Jupiter

Official name: Delta Capricornus

 

Symbolism:

– wisdom, integrity, leadership;

– counselor, adviser;

– justice, law.