Constellation Pronunciation Guide

NamePronunciationAlternative
Andromeda (The Chained Maiden)an-DROM-eh-da
Antlia (The Air Pump)ANT-lee-uh
Apus (The Bird of Paradise)APE-us
Aquarius (The Waterbearer)ack-KWAIR-ee-us
Aquila (The Eagle)ack-WILL-lah
Ara (The Altar)AY-rah
Aries (The Ram)AIR-ease
Auriga (The Charioteer)or-EYE-gah
Bootes (The Herdsman)bow-OH-tease
Caelum (The Chisel)SEE-lum
Camelopardalis (The Giraffe)ca-MEL-oh-PAR-dal-iss
Cancer (The Crab)KAN-surr
Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs)KAN-es veh-NAT-ih-see
Canis Major (The Great Dog)KANE-es MAY-jer
Canis Minor (The Little Dog)KANE-es MY-ner
Capricornus (The Sea Goat)CAP-rih-CORN-us
Carina (The Keel)car-EE-naca-RYE-na
Cassiopeia (The Queen)KASS-ee-oh-PEE-ah
Centaurus (The Centaur)sen-TOR-us
Cepheus (The King)SEE-fee-us
Cetus (The Sea Monster)SEE-tus
Chamaeleon (The Chameleon)kah-ME-lee-un
Circinus (The Drawing Compass)SIR-sin-us
Columba (The Dove)ko-LUM-ba
Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair)CO-ma bare-uh-NYE-sees
Corona Australis (The Southern Crown)coe-ROW--nah ow-STRAHL-iss
Corona Borealis (The Northern Crown)coe-ROW--nah BOR-ee-AL-iss
Corvus (The Raven)CORE-vuss
Crater (The Cup)CRAY-ter
Crux (The Southern Cross)Kruks
Cygnus (The Swan)SIG-nus
Delphinus (The Dolphin)del-FYE-nus
Dorado (The Goldfish)doh-RAY-doh
Draco (The Dragon)DRAY-ko
Equuleus (The Little Horse)eh-KWOO-lee-us
Eridanus (The Celestial River)eh-RID-uh-nuss
Fornax (The Furnace)FOR-naks
Gemini (The Twins)GEM-in-eye
Grus (The Crane)GROOS
Hercules (The Strongman)HER-kyou-leez
Horologium (The Clock)hor-uh-LOW-gee-um
Hydra (The Sea Serpent)HY-druh
Hydrus (The Water Snake)HY-drus
Indus (The Indian)IN-dus
Lacerta (The Lizard)la-SIR-ta
Leo (The Lion)LEE-oh
Leo Minor (The Little Lion)LEE-oh MY-ner
Lepus (The Hare)LEE-puss
Libra (The Scales)LEE-bra
Lupus (The Wolf)LOUP-us
Lynx (The Lynx)links
Lyra (The Lyre)LIE-rah
Mensa (The Table Mountain)MEN-sa
Microscopium (The Microscope)MY-krow-SKOH-pee-em
Monoceros (The Unicorn)mon-OSS-er-us
Musca (The Fly)MUSS-ka
Norma (The Level)NOR-ma
Octans (The Octant)OCK-tens
Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer)Oaf-ih-YOU-kus
Orion (The Hunter)oh-RYE-un
Pavo (The Peacock)PAY-vo
Pegasus (The Winged Horse)PEG-uh-suss
Perseus (The Hero)PURR-see-us
Phoenix (The Phoenix)FEE-nix
Pictor (The Painter)PICK-tor
Pisces (The Fish)PIE-sees
Piscis Austrinus (The Southern Fish)PIE-sees oss-TREE-nusPIE-sees oss-TRY-nus
Puppis (The Poop Deck)PUP-iss
Pyxis (The Compass)PICK-sis
Reticulum (The Net)reh-TICK-yuh-lum
Sagitta (The Arrow)suh-JIT-uh
Sagittarius (The Archer)sa-jih-TARE-ee-us
Scorpius (The Scorpion)SKOR-pee-uss
Sculptor (The Sculptor)SKULP-tor
Scutum (The Shield)SCOOT-um
Serpens Caput (The Snake's Head)SIR-pens CAP-ut
Serpens Cauda (The Snake's Tail)SIR-pens KAW-dah
Sextans (The Sextant)SEX-tens
Taurus (The Bull)TOR-us
Telescopium (The Telescope)tell-es-SCOPE-ee-um
Triangulum (The Triangle)tri-ANG-yuh-lum
Triangulum Australe (The Southern Triangle)tri-ANG-yuh-lum aus-TRAY-lee
Tucana (The Toucan)too-KAY-nahtoo-KAH-nah
Ursa Major (The Great Bear)URR-sah MAY-jer
Ursa Minor (The Little Bear)URR-sah MY-ner
Vela (The Sail)VEE-la
Virgo (The Maiden)VER-go
Volans (The Flying Fish)VO-lans
Vulpecula (The Fox)vul-PECK-yoo-la

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