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Images: ancient – Comparison

no.

IAU-Name

IAU

Farnese

Mainz

Kugel

Dendera

MUL.APIN

?

   +2nd century.
Greek model
+2nd century-1st/-2nd centuryRoman reigned
Egypt
before -1000
Mesopotamia
 
1AndromedaAnd?
Ishtar (Anunitu)
 
2AntliaAntLacaille 1756– –  
3ApusApsBayer 1603–  – 
4AquariusAqr
God Enki/ Ea
 
5AquilaAql
Eagle with Arrow
 
6AraAra ––  
7ArgoArg
Anuket + falcon deity

Harrow
 
8AriesAri
Hired Man
 
9AurigaAur
Athens’ hero Erichtonios,
the first charioteer

Goat

Crook
 
10BoötesBoo
a shepherd

Hippo Goddess

God Enlil
 
11CaelumCaeLacaille 1756   
12CamelopardalisCamPlancius 1612   
13CancerCnc 
14Canes VenaticiCVnEnglish
1670s
 – ? 
15Canis MajorCMa
Orion with his two dogs
 
16Canis MinorCMimissingmissingsee above(probably belonging
to the Crab?)
 
17CapricornusCap
broken
 
18CassiopeiaCas

the Plough
 
19,
20
Centaurus +
Lupus
Cen
Lup

 
21CepheusCep?see Cygnus 
22CetusCet

Giant Swallow
 
23ChamaeleonChaBayer 1603 
24CircinusCirLacaille 1756 
25ColumbaCol
(ring of dots marked)
Plancius 1612
(ring marked: see Eri)
 
26Coma BerenikesComsee Leo (curled tail)Queen Berenike:
see Leo

Spadix of
Date Palm
 
27Corona AustralisCrAsee Sagittariussee Sagittarius 
28Corona BorealisCrB 
Horn Crown
 
29CraterCrtsee Hydrasee Hydrasee Hydrasee Hydra 
30CruxCrupart of Cenpart of Cenpart of Cen?? 
31CygnusCyg
UD.KA.DUH.A
a storm demon
 
32DelphinusDel
Corpse
 
33DoradoDorBayer 1603 
34DracoDrabrokensee UMa+UMisee UMa+UMi?? 
35EquuleusEqumissingmissingmissing to corpse 
36EridanusEri
the stars of Columba are marked
with a ring of dots

the ring is located in the stars of Columba
   
37FornaxForLacaille 1756   
38GeminiGem 
39GrusGruBayer 1603 
40HerculesHershared between
Hippo and other God
 
41HorologiumHorLacaille 1756 
42,
43
Corvus
Hydra
Crv
Hya
 
44HydrusHyiBayer 1603 
45IndusIndBayer 1603 
46LacertaLacHevelius 1690 
47LeoLeo
Urgula demon
(as drawn on
VAT 7847)
 
48Leo MinorLMiHevelius 1690 
49LepusLep
Rooster
 
50LibraLibmissingmissing 
51LynxLynHevelius 1690 
52LyraLyr
Goddess Gula
 
53MensaMenLacaille 1756 
54MicroscopiumMic  
55MonocerosMonPlancius 1612 
56MuscaMusBayer 1603 
57NormaNorLacaille 1756 
58OctansOctLacaille 1756 
59,
60
Ophiuchus,
Serpens
Oph
Ser

God Zababa
 
61OrionOri
Shepherd of Anu
 
62PavoPavBayer 1603 
63PegasusPeg 
64PerseusPer
Baboon

Old Man
 
65PhoenixPheBayer 1603 
66PictorPicLacaille 1756 
67PiscesPscTail of the
Giant Swallow
(see Cetus)
and
part of Aqr
and part of And
 
68Piscis AustrinusPsAmissing
see Aqr 
69ReticulumRetLacaille 1756 
70SagittaSgemissing (covered by Aql)see Aquilasee Cygnus  
71SagittariusSgr
Satyr Krotos

Centaur Chiron

God Pabilsang
 
72ScorpiusSco 
73SculptorSclLacaille 1756 
74ScutumSctHevelius 1690 
75SextansSexHevelius 1690 
76TaurusTau 
77TelescopiumTelLacaille 1756 
78TriangulumTrimissingmissingbelongs to
Ari
 
79Triangulum AustraleTrALacaille 1756 
80TucanaTucBayer 1603 
81Ursa MajorUMamissing
Ox Thigh,
Ewe and Fox

Wagon with
Ewe and Fox
 
82Ursa MinorUMimissingsee abovesee above? 
83VirgoVir 
84VolansVolBayer 1603  
85VulpeculaFoxHevelius 1690  
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