Aquarius is one of the 48 ancient constellations recorded by Ptolemy.|
Historical Map of Aquarius
From Bayer's 1603 Uranometria
(Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
The horizontal bands represent the Ecliptic (with degree markings) and the Zodiac
Modern Map of Aquarius
Wikimedia Commons map by IAU and Sky & Telescope magazine (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)
Constellations Bordering Aquarius
Aquila, Capricornus, Cetus, Delphinus, Equuleus, Pegasus, Pisces, Piscis Austrinus, Sculptor
Stars in Aquarius
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 Aqr (Sadalmelik).
β Aqr (Sadalsuud).
γ Aqr (Sadachbia).
δ Aqr (Skat).
ε Aqr (Al Bali).