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Zodiac constellations - Vector stencils library

The vector stencils library "Zodiac constellations" contains 24 icons of Zodiac constellations star charts and Zodiac sign symbols.
Use these shapes to draw astronomical diagrams and illustrations in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Astronomy solution from the Science and Education area in ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Aries
Aries, Aries,
Taurus
Taurus, Taurus,
Gemini
Gemini, Gemini,
Cancer
Cancer, Cancer,
Leo
Leo, Leo,
Virgo
Virgo, Virgo,
Libra
Libra, Libra,
Scorpius
Scorpius, Scorpius,
Sagittarius
Sagittarius, Sagittarius,
Capricornus
Capricornus, Capricornus,
Aquarius
Aquarius, Aquarius,
Pisces
Pisces, Pisces,
Aries sign
Aries sign, Aries symbol, Aries sign,
Taurus sign
Taurus sign, Taurus symbol, Taurus sign,
Gemini sign
Gemini sign, Gemini symbol, Gemini sign,
Cancer sign
Cancer sign, Cancer symbol, Cancer sign,
Leo sign
Leo sign, Leo symbol, Leo sign,
Virgo sign
Virgo sign, Virgo symbol, Virgo sign,
Libra sign
Libra sign, Libra symbol, Libra sign,
Scorpius sign
Scorpius sign, Scorpius symbol, Scorpius sign,
Sagittarius sign
Sagittarius sign, Sagittarius symbol, Sagittarius sign,
Capricornus sign
Capricornus sign, Capricornus symbol, Capricornus sign,
Aquarius sign
Aquarius sign, Aquarius symbol, Aquarius sign,
Pisces sign
Pisces sign, Pisces symbol, Pisces sign,
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How to Draw a Сonstellation Сhart

Astronomic maps are used to locate stars, planets and other objects in the sky for a certain date, time and observing location. ConceptDraw Astronomy solution can be used as a tool for creating astronomy maps, charts and illustrations that contains astronomy symbols of constellations, galaxies, stars and planets. It allows you to draw the map of any constellation quickly and easily using the special templates and vector stencils libraries. Read more
Design elements - Zodiac constellations
The vector stencils library "Zodiac constellations" contains 12 star constellation charts.
"In Western astrology, astrological signs are the twelve 30º sectors of the ecliptic, starting at the vernal equinox (one of the intersections of the ecliptic with the celestial equator), also known as the First Point of Aries. The order of the astrological signs is Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces." [Astrological sign. Wikipedia]
"Constellations.
The zodiacal signs are distinct from the constellations associated with them, not only because of their drifting apart due to the precession of equinoxes but also because the physical constellations take up varying widths of the ecliptic, so the sun is not in each constellation for the same amount of time. Thus, Virgo takes up five times as much ecliptic longitude as Scorpius. The zodiacal signs are an abstraction from the physical constellations, and each represent exactly one twelfth of the full circle, or the longitude traversed by the Sun in about 30.4 days.
Some "parazodiacal" constellations are also touched by the paths of the planets. The MUL.APIN lists Orion, Perseus, Auriga, and Andromeda. Furthermore, there are a number of constellations mythologically associated with the zodiacal ones : Piscis Austrinus, The Southern Fish, is attached to Aquarius. In classical maps, it swallows the stream poured out of Aquarius' pitcher, but perhaps it formerly just swam in it. Aquila, The Eagle, was possibly associated with the zodiac by virtue of its main star, Altair. Hydra in the Early Bronze Age marked the celestial equator and was associated with Leo, which is shown standing on the serpent on the Dendera zodiac. Corvus is the Crow or Raven mysteriously perched on the tail of Hydra.
Due to the constellation boundaries being redefined in 1930 by the International Astronomical Union, the path of the ecliptic now officially passes through thirteen constellations: the twelve traditional 'zodiac constellations' plus Ophiuchus, the bottom part of which interjects between Scorpio and Sagittarius. Ophiuchus is an anciently recognized constellation, catalogued along with many others in Ptolemy's Almagest, but not historically referred to as a zodiac constellation. The inaccurate description of Ophiuchus as a sign of the zodiac drew media attention in 1995, when the BBC Nine O'Clock News reported that "an extra sign of the zodiac has been announced by the Royal Astronomical Society". There had been no such announcement, and the report had merely sensationalized the 67-year-old 'news' of the IAU's decision to alter the number of designated ecliptic constellations." [Zodiac. Wikipedia]
The star maps example "Design elements - Zodiac constellations" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Astronomy solution from the Science and Education area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Star constellation charts
Star constellation charts, Virgo, Taurus, Scorpius, Sagittarius, Pisces, Libra, Leo, Gemini, Capricornus, Cancer, Aries, Aquarius,
"Orion is a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world. It is one of the most conspicuous and recognizable constellations in the night sky. It was named after Orion, a hunter in Greek mythology. Its brightest stars are Rigel (Beta Orionis) and Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis), a blue-white and a red supergiant respectively. Many of the other brighter stars in the constellation are hot, blue supergiant stars. The three stars in the middle of the constellation form an asterism known as Orion's belt. The Orion Nebula is located south of Orion's belt." [Orion (constellation). Wikipedia]
This example was redesigned from the Wikimedia Commons file: Orion network.jpg. [commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Orion_network.jpg]
This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. [creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en]
The astronomical diagram example "Orion network" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Astronomy solution from the Science and Education area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Orion network
Orion network, Taurus, Perseus, Orion, Lepus, Gemini, Columba, Cassiopeia, Canis Minor, Canis Major, Cancer, Auriga, Aries,
"Pegasus is a constellation in the northern sky, named after the winged horse Pegasus in Greek mythology. It was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations.
The brightest star in Pegasus is the orange supergiant Epsilon Pegasi, also known as Enif, which marks the horse's muzzle. Alpha (Markab), Beta, and Gamma, together with Alpha Andromedae (Alpheratz or Sirrah) form the large asterism known as the Square of Pegasus. Twelve star systems have been found to have exoplanets." [Pegasus (constellation). Wikipedia]
This example was redesigned from the Wikimedia Commons file: Pegasus network.jpg. [commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pegasus_network.jpg]
This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. [creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en]
The astronomical diagram example "Pegasus network" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Astronomy solution from the Science and Education area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Pegasus network
Pegasus network, Vulpecula, Triangulum, Sagitta, Pisces, Perseus, Pegasus, Lyra, Cygnus, Cassiopeia, Capricornus, Aries, Aquila, Aquarius, Andromeda,

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Astronomy solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with illustration and sketching software with templates, samples and libraries of a variety of astronomy symbols, including constellations, galaxies, stars, and planet vector shapes; a whole host of cele Read more
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