Fixed stars in Aquarius
34. Constellation – Aquila, the Eagle
Aquila, the eagle, is a part of a group of three birds (the eagle – Aquila, the swan – Cygnus and Lyra) and the arrow – Sagitta.
In mythology it was the eagle that carried the thunderbolts of Zeus and was sent to kidnap Ganymede (the cupbearer of the constellation Aquarius), a handsome youth from whom Zeus fell in love.
– fire, lightning, thunderbolts;
– Romans custom was to release eagles at funerals because they will carry the souls to the land of immortals;
– it represents the sacrificial fire that allows a new beginning.
Stars of Aquila
The most important stars from Aquila, in the order of magnitude are: Altair, Alshain and Tarazed.
Altair is the brightest star in Aquila, located on the neck of the eagle.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 10 Aquarius 55′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Sagittarius to Aquarius
Planetary nature: Mars/Jupiter
Official name: Alpha Aquila
– success, courage, initiative;
– boldness, determination in what one want to achieve, but also risk, danger;
– willingness to explore new areas, penetrating mind;
– passion, beliefs, will, imagination.
35. Constellation – Delphinus, the dolphin
Delphinus, the dolphin, is associated with stories about helpfulness and playfulness. One story tells that the Greek poet Arion of Lesbos, a very rich person, was attacked by his crew who planned to kill him and get his money. He flung into the sea where was rescued by a dolphin and carried to the coast of Greece.
– to help;
– chance, unexpected opportunity.
Stars of Delphinus
The most important stars from Delphinus, in the order of magnitude are: Sualocin and Rotanev.
Sualocin is the brightest star from Delphinus, located in the head of the dolphin.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 170 Aquarius 10′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Sagittarius to Pisces
Planetary nature: Saturn/Mars
Official name: Alpha Delphinus
– cheerful nature, ingratitude;
– love of hunting;
– it has a gentle influence, not too strong.
36. Constellation – Capricorn, the goat
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.
– 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.
Deneb Algedi is a Behenian star from Capricorn, located in the tail of the goat.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Aquarius 00′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Pisces
Planetary nature: Saturn/Jupiter
Official name: Delta Capricornus
– wisdom, integrity, leadership;
– counselor, adviser;
– justice, law.