Equuleus as depicted by Johann Bayer in his Uranometria (1603). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
|Equuleus Constellation Profile
|Location: Northern Hemisphere
||Size/Area: 72 sq. deg.
||Size Rank: 87
|On Meridian: 9pm September 20th
||Best View (North): Summer
||Best View (South):
|Bordering Constellations: Pegasus, Delphinus, Aquarius
The Myth Behind the Constellation Equuleus
Equuleus, “The Little Horse”, is said to be Celeris, brother or offspring of Pegasus. He was a gift to one of the Gemini Twins, Castor, from Hermes.
Equuleus Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting stars and objects.
Bright Stars in Equuleus
There are no stars in Equuleus with a magnitude of 3.0 or brighter.