Triangulum as depicted by Johann Bayer in his Uranometria (1624). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
|Triangulum Constellation Profile
|Location: Northern Hemisphere
||Size/Area: 132 sq. deg.
||Size Rank: 78
|On Meridian: 9pm December 5th
||Best View (North): Autumn
||Best View (South):
|Bordering Constellations: Andromeda, Pisces, Aries, Perseus
TheMyth Behind the Constellation Triangulum
Triangulum, “The Triangle” is said to have represented several different things to the ancient Greeks. One is the Greek capital letter delta. Another is the delta of the Nile river. It was also said to represent the triangular-shaped island of Sicily.
Triangulum Constellation Points of Interest
|Interesting Objects in the Constellation Triangulum
Bright Stars in Triangulum
These are the stars in Triangulum with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.