Centaurus is one of the largest constellations. Centaurus Constellation spans more than 60 degrees in length in the zodiac signs Libra and Scorpio. Centaurus contains 10 named fixed stars.
Position in the Year 2000 Astronomical Name Star Common Name Magnitude Orb
Conjunct alignment with our Sun and Earth occurs every year around until .
(day-time mediation in the Northern Hemisphere)
and the Opposite Alignment from around until
(night-time meditation in the Northern Hemisphere).
*Note the alignments are the other way around for Southern Hemisphere.
To check on the exact dates, search HERE for Sun returning to Centaurus Stars Astrological degrees listed below.
You can also use our free calculator HERE to see if Centaurus stars are present in your natal Astro chart or on the day of your interest.
The Greeks called constellation Centaurus the Centaur, or the “Horseman Beast. This, too, was the special designation of the classical Pholus…the hospitable one of the family…this centaur’s transformation to the sky as our constellation, with the fitting designation ‘Well Disposed’…In its transcribed forms Chiron and Chyron…This has appropriately the handy One, a rendering that well agrees with this Centaur’s reputation…He was imagined as a mild and noble look, very different from the threatening aspect of the centaur Sagittarius; and Saint Celement of Alexandria wrote of him that he first led mortals to righteousness. His story has been thought in some degree historic, even by Sir Isaac Newton. As the wisest and most just of his generally lawless race he was beloved by Apollo and Diana, and from their teaching became proficient in botany and music, astronomy, divination and medicine, and instructor of the most noted heroes…Indeed he was the legendary inventor of the constellations…and the father of Hippo, mentioned by Euripedes as foretelling events from the stars”.
CENTAURUS STARSEEDS PERSPECTIVE
CHANNELLED TEXTS RECOMMENDATIONS - BOOKS BY
Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning, Richard Hinckley Allen, 1889, p.148-151.
Astronomica, Manilius, 1st century A.D, book 5, p.329.
The Witness of the Stars, E. W. Bullinger, 3. Centaurus (the Centaur).