38. Constellation – Pisces Australis, the southern fish

 

pisces_australis1.JPGMythology

Pisces Australis (Austrinus), the prince, is a constellation in the south of Aquarius symbolised by a fish who drinks the water from the urn of Aquarius. It is placed in the part of the heaven where many symbols are related to water like: Cetus – the sea monster, Capricorn – the fish goat, Pisces – the fishes, Delphinus and Aquarius.

In mythology it was the symbol of fertility and life, because it was the one who carried the egg, drinking the sperm or river of life.

Symbolism

– fertility, life;

– water, sea, travel on water.

Stars of Pisces Australis

The most important stars from Pisces Australis, in the order of magnitude are: Formalhaut and Fum al Hut.

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38.1 Fomalhaut – 40 Pisces 02′

 

Fomalhaut is the brightest star from Pisces Australis, located in the fish’s mouth.

Magnitude: 1,00

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 40 Pisces 02′

Declination: 29S38’49”

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

Planetary nature: Venus/Mercury

Official name: Alpha Pisces Australis

 

Symbolism:

– fame, success;

– spirituality, idealism, mysticism, religion;

– disaster if it’s afflicted;

– congenital defects, inherited illness.

 

39. Constellation – Cygnus, the swan

 

cygnus1.JPGMythology

Cygnus, the swan, represents some legendary swans like that in which Zeus disguised in order to seduce Leda, the mother of the twins Castor and Pollux, Helen of Troy and Clytemnestra. After seduced Leda, Zeus commemorated the birth of Helen of Troy by creating the constellation Cygnus, the swan.

in other myths, Orpheus and the king Cycnus was also transformed into a swan.

 

Symbolism

– power to seduce;

– strength;

– knowledge, desire to learn.

Stars of Cygnus

The most important stars from Cygnus, in the order of magnitude are: Deneb Adige, Albiero, Gienah, Azekfafage and Ruchba.

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39.1 Deneb Adige – 50 Pisces 26′

 

Deneb Adige is the brightest star from Cygnus, located in the tail of the swan.

Magnitude: 1,3

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 50 Pisces 26′

Declination: 45N16’01”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Sagittarius to Aries

Planetary nature: Venus/Mercury

Official name: Alpha Cygnus

 

Symbolism:

– art, science, quick at learning, intelligence, skill;

– spirituality;

– aggressive state;

– love, lust.