Welsh Constellations

 

Cymraeg

Constellation

Llanover MSS

John Matthews

Michael Bayley

Caer Arainrhod

The Circle of Arainrhod

Northern Crown

Corona Borealis

Court silver wheel

Yr Orsedd wen

 Receiving white throne

 

Spica in Virgo

Virgo the Virgin

 Telyn Arthur

Arthur's Harp

Lyre

Lyra

Lyra

Caer Gwidion

Fort of Gwydion

 Milky Way

 Milky Way

Milky Way or Galaxy

Yr Haeddel fawr

Receiving Plough tail

The Great Bear

Great Bear

Great Bear-Ursa Major

 Yr Haeddel fach

Receiving Smaller Plough handle

 

Little Bear

Little Bear- Ursa Minor

Y Llong fawr

The Great ship

 

Navis

Navis

Y Llong foel

The Bald Ship

 

 

 

Y Llatheidan

The Yard

Orion

Orion

Orion

Y Twr Tewdws

Theidosius group

Pleiades

Pleiades

Pleiades

Y Tryfeln

The Triangle

 

Triangulum

Triangulum

Llys Don

Court of Don

  Cassiopeia's Chair

 Cassiopeia

 Cassiopeia

Llwyn Blodeuwedd

Blodeuwedd Grove

 

 

 

Cadair Teyrnon

Teyrnon Chair

 

 

 

Caer Eddionydd

Eddionydd Fort

 

 

 

 Caer Sidi

Sidi Fort

The Ecliptic

 Zodiac

 Zodiac

Cwlwn Cancaer

Conjunction of 100 circles

 

 

 

Lluest Elmur

Camp of Elmur

 

 

 

Bwa'r Milwr

The soldiers bow

 

 

 

Bryn Dinan

Dinan Hill

 

 

 

Nyth yr Eryres

Nest receiving eagles

 

 

 

Trosol Bleiddyd

Bleiddyd's Lever

 

 

Bleidad's lever

Asgell y Gwynt

 The wind's wing

 

 

 Cygnus-Grey Lag Goose

Y Feillionen

The Trefoil

 

 

 

Pair Cariadwen

Cauldron of Caridwen

 

 

 

Dolen Teifi

The Bend of Teivi

 

 

 

Yr Esgair fawr

Receiving Great limb

 

 

 

Yr Esgair fachen

Receiving small limb

 

 

 

Yr chen bannog

Large horn oxen

 

The Twins

Twins or Bull

 Y Maes mawr

The Great Plain

 

 

Milky Way

Y fforch wen

The White Fork

 

 

Pole Star

Y Baedd coed

The woodland boar

 

 

Twrch Twyth-Leo

Llywethan

The Muscle

 

 

 

 Yr Hebog

Receiving Hawk

 

 

Aquila

March Llyr

Horse of Llyr

 

 

 Pegasus

Cadair Elffin

Elffin's Chair

 

 

 

Neuadd Olwen

 Olwen's Hall