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Triangulum – The Triangle

Triangulum is one of the 88 constellations within the celestial sphere.

Triangulum is one of the 29 constellations that represents an object.

Symbolism: Triangulum is also known as ‘The Triangle’

History & Mythology

Triangulum has been known by many different cultures and represents many different things for these cultures throughout history. In Greek mythology, Triangulum represents the ancient Greek capital letter Delta. It also represents an Isosceles triangle based on its shape, making the constellation easily recognizable. Galaxy M33 is the constellations shinning light.  

Key Data

Bordering Constellations: Triangulum is bordered by constellations Andromeda, Aries, Pisces & Perseus

Sky Chart #: 3.

Star Raking: 78th largest constellation in the celestial sphere. 

Main Stars: Triangulum consists of 3 main stars.

Brightest Star: Tri.

Kids Fun Facts Corner

# 1. Triangulum has 3 stars with planets.

# 2. Galaxy M33 is also known as the Triangulum galaxy.

# 3. Tri is the brightest star in Triangulum.

Q&A Corner

Q&A: What is Triangulum also known as? Answer. The Triangle.

Q&A: How many main stars does Triangulum have? Answer. 3.

Q&A: What is the brightest star in Triangulum? Answer. Tri.

Teachers. For more in depth work sheets on constellations. Click on Kidskonnect Worksheets  

  Key Vocabulary Constellation. Star. Celestial. Sphere.