Scorpius is the scorpion sent by Hera to kill Orion, the hunter who boasted that there was no beast that could kill him. The scorpion was crushed by Orion, but not before delivering a fatal sting. Hera placed the scorpion in the night sky as the constellation Scorpius.
Scorpius Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting Objects in the Constellation Scorpius
Bright Stars in Scorpius
These are the stars in Scorpius with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.