~ Delphinus the dolphin ~



Ten "Fun Facts" About my Constellation:

#1 only has 5 stars.
#2 located in the northern sky.

#3 Delphinus is ranked 69th out of 88 in size


#4 Delphinus is very dim and small.
#5 Delphinus is latin for dolphin.
#6 Delphinus is very close to the celestial equator.
#7 The two brightest stars of Delphinus are Sualocin and Rotanev.
#8 Delphinus is located just west of Pegasus.

Myth or Legend Associated with my Constellation:

A greek god Poseidon wanted to marry Amphitrite

~ Image Gallery ~






This is an actual picture of Delphinus

List of other constellations that surround this one:

  • Cygnus the swan
  • Equuleus the colt
  • Sagitta the arrow
  • Pegasus the flying horse
  • Aquila the eagle

My Constellation is a Fall Season Constellation.

My Constellation is not a Circumpolar Constellation (and therefore not visible during all four seasons).

Autumn Sky Chart for the Constellation:


My constellation is a Northern constellation.

Above: Celestial Sphere

The Constellation (Fill in the Blank) includes the following Stars and Deep Space Objects:

List of Stars in this Constellation List of Deep Space Objects in this Constellation 
1. Sualocin 1.
2. Rotanev 2.
3. Antiqutiy 3.
4. 4.
5. 5.
6. 6.

~ Useful Website Resource Links ~

Click here: Delphinus Info

Click here: Sky Chart for Delphinus

Click here: Facts About Delphinus

~ Constellation Extras ~

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Rebecca Werntz & Natalie Soto-Wright ©2008