37. Constellation – Aquarius, the water carrier

 

aquarius_1.JPGMythology

Aquarius, the water bearer, is a constellation which represents a young man pouring water from an urn. It was associated with Ganimede, the cup bearer of Zeus, or with Ea, the Babylonian god of water.

Symbolism

– fertility, abundance;

– water, purification.

Stars of Aquarius

 

The most important stars from Aquarius, in the order of magnitude are: Sadalmelik, Sadalsuud, Sadachbia, Skat and Ancha.

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37.1 Sadalmelik- 030 Pisces 56′

 

Sadalmelik is a brightest star from Aquarius, located on the right shoulder the water bearer.

Magnitude: 3,2

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 030 Pisces 56′

Declination: 00N34′

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

Planetary nature: Saturn/Mercury

Official name: Alpha Aquarius

 

Symbolism:

– lawsuits, persecutions;

– original, inventive;

– occult interest;

– prominence, success.

 

37.2 Sadalsuud- 230 Aquarius 56′

 

Sadalsuud is the second brightest star from Aquarius, located on the left shoulder the water bearer.

Magnitude: 3,1

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 230 Aquarius 56′

Declination: 05S48′

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

Planetary nature: Saturn/Mercury

Official name: Beta Aquarius

 

Symbolism:

– trouble, disgrace;

– original, visionary, strange events;

– great fortune;

– occult, astrology.