Scorpio

Astronomy

Constellation lying between Libra and Sagittarius, at about 16 hours 30 minutes right ascension and 30° south declination . Antares (Alpha Scorpii), the brightest star, is of the first magnitude.

Fixed Stars

Antares: (Alpha Scorpii), the brightest star, is of the first magnitude.

Western Mythologies

Babylonians

Egyptians

Scorpio was known as the constellation of the Ta djel or the snake during the Egyptian period. However Antares the fixed star within this contellation was worshiped as the Goddess Serk-t, who hearld the vernal equinox on the horizon when the Sun was in Turaus and Scorpio.

Phoenicians

Greek

Romans

Arabic

European Indigenous Mythologies

"Q" Celts

Irish:

"P" Celts

Breton:

Welsh:

Astrocelt 1998