Fixed stars in Sagittarius

29. Constellation – Scorpio, the scorpion

scorpio_1.JPGMythology

Scorpio, the scorpion, is a constellation that once contained the stars of Libra, as his claws. Now, because it lost his claws, Scorpio in his main part is not placed on the ecliptic, as is Ophiuchus, for example.

In Greek mythology, Scorpio killed Orion with his sting. They are placed in the heaven in opposition. The great Orion was so proud that he thought he was invincible, but a tiny creature like the scorpion succeeded to kill him.

Symbolism

– fight, strength, to see one’s vulnerability;

– resilience, perseverance.

Stars of Scorpio

The most important stars from Scorpio, in the order of magnitude are: Antares, Graffias, Isidis, Lesath, Acumen and Aculeus.

29.1 Antares – 90 Sagittarius 56′

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Antares is the brightest star from Scorpio, located in the heart of Scorpio. It is a royal star.

Magnitude: 1,0

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 090 Sagittarius 56′

Declination: 26S25’12”

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

Planetary nature: Mars/Jupiter

Official name: Alpha Scorpio

Symbolism:

– destructiveness, evil, danger, violence, stubborn;

– military career;

– courage, ambition;

– success after difficult experiences, fame;

– to go to extremes;

– injuries to eyes.

29.2 Acumen – 280 Sagittarius 55′

Acumen and Aculeus are twin nebulas from Scorpio, located in the sting of Scorpio.

Magnitude: 3,2

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 280 Sagittarius 55′

Declination: 34S48′

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

Planetary nature: Mars/Moon

Official name: M7 Scorpio

Symbolism:

– dangers, a slow and long attack;

– illness, blindness, injuries to eyes.

30. Constellation – Hercules, the one who kneels

hercules1.JPGMythology

Hercules, the kneeling man, is one of the oldest constellation, associated with the myth of Gilgamesh who had to slay the dragon Humbaba.

In Greek mythology is represented by Hercules who crushes the dragon represented by the constellation Draco, which lies at his feet.

Symbolism

– power, cruelty, rashness;

– imperious, proud.

Stars of Hercules

The most important stars from Hercules, in the order of magnitude are: Ras algethi, Kornephoros, Marfak and Masym.

30.1 Ras Algethi – 160 Sagittarius 19′

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Ras algethi is the brightest star from Hercule, located in the head of the image.

Magnitude: 3,5 var.

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 160 Sagittarius 19′

Declination: 14N26’45”

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

Planetary nature: Mercury/Mars

Official name: Alpha Hercules

Symbolism:

– courage, boldness, power;

– honor, fame;

– strength of character;

– favours from women when is well placed, troubles when afflicted.

31. Constellation – Ophiucus, the serpent holder, Caput Serpens and Cauda Serpens

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Ophiucus, the serpent holder, was part of a larger constellation formed from Ophiucus, Caput Serpens and Cauda Serpens.

In Greek mythology Ophiucus was known as Asclepius, the son of Apollo. He was a very good healer and worked as a surgeon on Argo ship. He became so skilled that succeeded to resurrect people from dead. The gods where angry for him to have so great powers, so they killed him with a thunderbolt and placed in the heavens.

The serpent represents the ability to heal, but also wisdom and rebirth.

Symbolism

– medicine, drugs;

– wisdom, knowledge;

– to heal.

Stars of Ophiucus

The most important stars from Ophiucus, in the order of magnitude are: Ras Alhague, Sabik and Han.

31.1 Ras Alhague – 220 Sagittarius 37′

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Ras Alhague is the brightest star from Ophiucus, located in the head of the serpent holder.

Magnitude: 2,1

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 150 Capricorn 29′

Declination: 20N33’10”

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

Planetary nature: Saturn/Venus

Official name: Alpha Ophiucus

Symbolism:

– danger of bites, rabies, poison, infections;

– drug addicts;

– humanitarianism, to help, to teach;

– healing skills.

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