Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Delphinus ←     Dorado: The Dolphinfish     → Draco

(possessive form Doradus, abbreviation Dor) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
     Dorado is one of twelve southern constellations mapped by Dutch explorer Frederick de Houtman and navigator Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser in 1595-97, formed into constellations by Dutch astronomer Petrus Plancius, and introduced to the world at large by Johann Bayer in his 1603 Uranometria.

Historical Maps of Dorado
(to be added during the next iteration of this page)

Modern Map of Dorado
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Dorado

Stars in Dorado
     Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Dor

β Dor

γ Dor

δ Dor

ε Dor
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Delphinus ←     Dorado: The Dolphinfish     → Draco