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Listado de las 88 constelaciones modernas.

Listado constelaciones

Listado de las 88 constelaciones en que se divide el cielo nocturno. La misma fue adoptada por la Unión Astronómica Internacional en 1930 .

Carta moderna representativa de las áreas y los asterismos de las 88 constelaciones reconocidas por la Unión Astronómica Internacional; el nombre de cada una de ellas se da en español

La siguiente tabla está organizada alfabéticamente, según la nomenclatura latina (de uso general). Se incluye, además, la abreviatura generalmente dada a cada constelación, el genitivo y el nombre en español.

Nombre en latín Abreviatura Genitivo Nombre en castellano y significado Origen
Andromeda And Andromedae Andrómeda Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Antlia Ant Antliae Antlia, la máquina neumática 1763 ( Lacaille )
Apus Apu Apodis El Ave del Paraíso 1603 ( Bayer )
Aquarius Aqr Aquarii Acuario, el aguador o escanciador ( Ganímedes ) Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Aquila Aql Aquilae El Águila Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Ara Ara Arae El Altar Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Aries Ari Arietis Aries, el carnero (Crisomalo, el carnero del vellocino de oro ) Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Auriga Aur Aurigae El Auriga Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Bootes Boo Bootis El Boyero Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Caelum Cae Caeli Caelum, el cincel 1763 ( Lacaille )
Camelopardalis Cam Camelopardalis La Jirafa 1613 ( Plancius ), 1624 ( Bartsch )
Cancer Cnc Cancri Cáncer, el cangrejo Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Canes Venatici CVn Canum Venaticorum Canes Venatici, los perros de caza (del Boyero, Asterion y Chara ) 1683 ( Hevelius )
Canis Maior CMa Canis Majoris El Can Mayor
Canis Minor CMi Canis Minoris El Can Menor
(Los perros de caza de Orión )
Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Antiguo ( Ptolomeo )
Capricornus Cap Capricorni Capricornio, el animal mitad cabra , mitad criatura marina; según el mito griego, representa a Pan , que adopta esta forma para luchar contra Tifón Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Carina Car Carinae Carina, la quilla (de la nave Argo ) 1763 ( Lacaille ), anteriormente parte de Argo Navis ( Ptolomeo ) Cassiopeia Cas Cassiopeiae Casiopea , madre de Andrómeda Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Centaurus Cen Centauri El Centauro ( Quirón ) Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Cepheus Cep Cephei Cefeo , padre de Andrómeda Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Cetus Cet Ceti Ceto , monstruo marino del mito de Andrómeda Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Chamaeleon Cha Chamaeleontis El Camaleón 1603 ( Bayer ) Circinus Cir Circini El Compás 1763 ( Lacaille ) Columba Col Columbae La Paloma (la paloma del mito de Noé ) 1592 ( Plancius ), 1679 ( Royer ) Coma Berenices Com Comae Berenices La Cabellera de Berenice 1602 ( Brahe ) Corona Australis CrA Coronae Australis La Corona Austral Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Corona Borealis CrB Coronae Borealis La Corona Boreal Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Corvus Crv Corvi Cuervo Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Cráter Crt Crateris Copa Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Crux Cru Crucis Cruz del Sur 1589 ( Plancius ), 1679 ( Royer ) Cygnus Cyg Cygni Cisne Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Delphinus Del Delphini Delfín Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Dorado Dor Doradus Pez Dorado 1603 ( Bayer ) Draco Dra Draconis Dragón Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Equuleus Equ Equulei Pequeño Caballo, Caballito Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Eridanus Eri Eridani Erídano Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Fornax For Fornacis Horno 1763 ( Lacaille ) Gemini Gem Geminorum Géminis, Gemelos Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Grus Gru Gruis Grulla 1603 ( Bayer ) Hercules Her Herculis Hércules Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Horologium Hor Horologii Reloj 1763 ( Lacaille ) Hydra Hya Hydrae Hidra Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Hydrus Hyi Hydri Hidra macho 1603 ( Bayer ) Indus Ind Indi Indio (americano) 1603 ( Bayer ) Lacerta Lac Lacertae Lagartija 1683 ( Hevelius ) Leo Leo Leonis Leo, León Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Leo Minor LMi Leonis Minoris León Menor 1683 ( Hevelius ) Lepus Lep Leporis Liebre Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Libra Lib Librae Libra, Balanza Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Lupus Lup Lupi Lobo Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Lynx Lyn Lyncis Lince 1683 ( Hevelius ) Lyra Lyr Lyrae Lira Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Mensa Men Mensae Mesa 1763 ( Lacaille ) Microscopium Mic Microscopii Microscopio 1763 ( Lacaille ) Monoceros Mon Monocerotis Unicornio 1613 ( Plancius ), 1624 ( Bartsch ) Musca Mus Muscae Mosca 1603 ( Bayer ) Norma Nor Normae Regla 1763 ( Lacaille ) Octans Oct Octantis Octante 1763, Lacaille Ophiuchus Oph Ophiuchi Ofiuco Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Orion Ori Orionis Orión Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Pavo Pav Pavonis Pavo 1603 ( Bayer ) Pegasus Peg Pegasi Pegaso Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Perseus Per Persei Perseo Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Phoenix Phe Phoenicis Fénix 1603 ( Bayer ) Pictor Pic Pictoris Paleta del Pintor 1763 ( Lacaille ) Pisces Psc Piscium Piscis, Peces Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Piscis Austrinus PsA Piscis Austrini Pez Austral Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Puppis Pup Puppis Popa 1763 ( Lacaille ), anteriormente parte de Argo Navis ( Ptolomeo ) Pyxis Pyx Pyxidis Brújula 1763 ( Lacaille ) Reticulum Ret Reticuli Retícula 1763 ( Lacaille ) Sagitta Sge Sagittae Flecha Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Sagittarius Sgr Sagittarii Sagitario, Arquero Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Scorpius Sco Scorpii Escorpio, Escorpión Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Sculptor Scl Sculptoris Escultor 1763 ( Lacaille ) Scutum Sct Scuti Escudo 1683 ( Hevelius ) Serpens Ser Serpentis Serpiente Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Sextans Sex Sextantis Sextante 1683 ( Hevelius ) Taurus Tau Tauri Tauro, Toro Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Telescopium Tel Telescopii Telescopio 1763 ( Lacaille ) Triangulum Tri Trianguli Triángulo Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Triangulum Australe TrA Trianguli Australi Triángulo Austral 1589 ( Plancius ), 1603 ( Bayer ) Tucana Tuc Tucanae Tucán 1603 ( Bayer ) Ursa Maior UMa Ursae Majoris Osa Mayor Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Ursa Minor UMi Ursae Minoris Osa Menor Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Vela Vel Velorum Vela 1763 ( Lacaille ), anteriormente parte de Argo Navis ( Ptolomeo ) Virgo Vir Virginis Virgo, Virgen Antiguo ( Ptolomeo ) Volans Vol Volantis Pez Volador 1603 ( Bayer ) Vulpecula Vul Vulpeculae Zorra 1603 ( Bayer )

Questions & Answers

what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
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