Fixed stars in Capricorn

32. Constellation – Sagittarius, the archer

sagittarius_1.JPGMythology

Sagittarius, the archer, is a constellation that represents a centaur, similar with Centaurus, the second constellation of this type. In the case of Sagittarius it represents a war-like centaurus, which is said to be placed in the heaven by Chiron to guide the Argonauts in their expedition to Colchis.

Symbolism

– fight, strength;

– guidance.

Stars of Sagittarius

The most important stars from Sagittarius, in the order of magnitude are: Rukbat, Arkab, Al Nasl (Nushaba), Kaus Meridionalis, Kaus Australis, Ascella, Kaus Borealis and Facies.

32.1 Rukbat – 150 Capricorn 56′

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Rukbat is the brightest star from Capricorn, located in the feet of the centaur.

Magnitude: 4,1

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 150 Capricorn 56′

Declination: 40S37’32”

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

Planetary nature: Jupiter/Saturn

Official name: Alpha Sagittarius

Symbolism:

– steadiness, consistency;

– strength;

– long term goals.

32.2 Facies – 80 Capricorn 26′

Facies is a nebula from Capricorn, located in the head of the centaur.

Magnitude: 5,9

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 80 Capricorn 26′

Declination: 23S55’38”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: Capricorn

Planetary nature: Sun/Mars

Official name: M22 Sagittarius

Symbolism:

– blindness, violence, ruthless;

– leadership;

– focused action, combative energies;

– sickness, accidents.

33. Constellation – Lyra, the harp

lyra1.JPGMythology

Lyra, the harp, it represents the musical instrument given by Apollo to Orpheus. Initially lyra was invented by the infant god Mercury from a tortoise shell and offered as a gift to Apollo.

Symbolism

– art, music;

– success.

Stars of Lyra

The most important stars from Lyra, in the order of magnitude are: Wega (Vega), Sheliak and Jugum.

33.1 Wega – 150 Capricorn 29′

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Wega (Vega) is the brightest star from Lyra and one of the brightest star on the sky.

Magnitude: 0,03

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 150 Capricorn 29′

Declination: 20N33’10”

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

Planetary nature: Venus/Mercury

Official name: Alpha Lyra

Symbolism:

– artistic talent, music;

– fame, success;

– refinement;

– grave, sober, outwardly pretentious people.

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