Delphinus, also known as Dolphin or The Dolphin, is a constellation in the night sky that borders Pegasus, Equuleus, Aquila, Aquarius, Vulpecula and Sagitta. Delphinus has 5 main stars and 5 of its stars has planets. The brightest star in Delphinus is Rotanev (Beta Delphini).
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Stars within Delphinus are: Beta Delphini (Rotanev, Rotanen, Venator), Alpha Delphini, Epsilon Delphini, Delta Delphini, Gamma Delphini, Zeta Delphini, Rho Aquilae, Kappa Delphini, Iota Delphini, Eta Delphini, Theta Delphini, 13 Delphini, 18 Delphini, V339 Delphini, 10 Delphini, 17 Delphini, 15 Delphini, 16 HD 196885, 1 Delphini, HD 195019, WASP-2, WISEPC J205628.90+145953.3, HAT-P-23, Gamma1 Delphini, HD 186775, W Del, 14 Delphini, HR Delphini, R Delphini, Gamma2 Delphini, U Delphini, EU Delphini, LS Del, HD 197076, TY Del, V Del, HU Delphini, Y Del, X Del, T Del, Z Del, WISE J2030+0749, NGC 6933 and S Del. Galaxies in Delphinus are: NGC 6917, NGC 6928, NGC 6930, NGC 6954, NGC 6944, NGC 6956, NGC 6969, NGC 7003, NGC 7025, NGC 6972, NGC 6927, NGC 6971, NGC 6955, NGC 6988, NGC 6957, IC 1320 and IC 5080.
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Delphinus is the latinized Greek word for Dolphin. Delphinus is 1 of the 48 Constellation introduced in The 100's by The Roman Astronomer Ptolemy. In The Classical World, the story of Delphinus starts with The Classical World god of the sea, storms, earthquakes and horses, Poseidon yearns to marry The Sea goddess and future Queen of the Sea, Amphitrite. Amphitrite, the nereid(sea nymph), fleas to The Atlas Mountains in order to protect her virginity from Poseidon. Poseidon sends out a navy of sea creatures to find her. One of these sea creatures is Delphinus who eventually found her by accident. Delphinus was able to convince Amphitrite to marry Poseidon. To honor Delphinus's deed, Poseidon placed the image of the dolphin in the night sky to be seen by all till even this day on Earth,
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