StaracleTM.com
International Star Naming

The most popular free star naming service

Not logged in.
Login ...
Facebook
Legal / Impressum
Privacy policy
Contact form
Zodiac: Gemini
May 22 - Jun 21
Read more about Gemini.
Do you want to buy a star? Check our tutorial before you spend money!

Capricornus (Capricorn)

The Capricorn is one of the oldest constellations. It is often depicted as a combination of a goat and a fish due to its ancient name in the Babylonian culture.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between December 22 and January 20. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is Algedi (δ Capricorni).
Neighboring constellations are Sagittarius, Microscopium, Pisces Austrinus, Aquarius, and Aquila.
Return to selected star.
Latin name:  Capricornus (Cap)
English name:  Capricorn
Abbreviation:  Cap
Zodiac:  December 22 - January 20
Brightest star:  Algedi (δ Capricorni)

Historic illustration of the Capricorn in Urania's Mirror.

Objects in Capricorn

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M30 (NGC 7099)
a globular cluster in the constellation Capricorn
Image credit: NASA / ESA
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution 3.0 Unported

A few stars named in Capricorn

Loading stars ...

A few free stars in Capricorn

Loading stars ...

Name a star in Capricorn

... because it is exactly the same! (Why?)

A personal star is the perfect gift for your loved ones. Pick a constellation and we will take you to a free star. Your star's certificate is only a few mouse clicks away.
Your constellation: