Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Grus ←     Hercules: Hercules     → Horologium

(possessive form Herculis, abbreviation Her) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
Hercules is one of the 48 ancient constellations recorded by Ptolemy.

Historical Map of Hercules
From Bayer's 1603 Uranometria (Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
Portion of Bayer's Uranometria showing the region near Hercules

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

Constellations Bordering Hercules
(to be added in the next iteration of this page)

Stars in Hercules
     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 Her

β Her

γ Her

δ Her

ε Her
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Grus ←     Hercules: Hercules     → Horologium