Taurus is one of the 88 constellations within the celestial sphere.
Taurus is one of the 42 constellations that represents an animal.
Symbolism: Taurus is also known as ‘The Bull’
History & Mythology
Taurus has been known by many different cultures and represent many different things for these cultures throughout history. In Greek mythology, Taurus represents the head and front of a bull directed towards constellation Orion. It is said that Taurus is the god Zeus disguised in order to seduce the maiden Europa. Taurus is a prominent constellation that was also very well known by the ancient Babylonians over 2,500 years ago.
Sky Chart #: 6.
Star Raking: 17th largest constellation in the celestial sphere.
Main Stars: Taurus consists of 19 main stars.
Brightest Star: Aldebaran.
Kids Fun Facts Corner
# 1. Taurus has 9 stars with planets.
# 2. Taurus brightest star forms the bulls eye.
# 3. Aldebaran is the brightest star in Taurus.
Q. What is also Taurus known as?
Q. How many main stars does Taurus have?
Q. What is the brightest star in Taurus?
Q. How many stars have planets in Taurus?
Q. What number star ranking is Taurus in the celestial sphere?
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