Top 10 Human Constellations

Out of the 88 constellations recognized by International Astronomical Union, 14 of them are shaped like a human. Stars in the night sky can create a figure by connecting and tracing stars. These are the human-shaped constellations
The Top Ten
1 Orion Orion

It is a constellation located at the equator. It was named after a hunter in Greek Mythology since it has a figure of a hunter. The brightest star in this constellation is Rigel, a blue-white supergiant star. The second one is Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star.

2 Virgo Virgo

It is a constellation located at the equator. It is the one of the constellations in the zodiac. It is a Latin word for maiden. It looks like a virgin. The brightest star is Spica or Alpha Virginis, a binary star with a primary blue-white giant star.

3 Aquarius Aquarius

One of the constellations in the zodiac. It is a constellation located in Southern Hemisphere. It is a Latin word meaning water carrier or cup carrier. It has a figure of a water bearer or Water carrier. The brightest star in the night sky is Beta Aquarii, a yellow supergiant star.

4 Cassiopeia Cassiopeia

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere. It was named after a queen in Greek Mythology. It has a figure of a Seated Queen or A W-shaped constellation. The brightest star is Shedar, an orange star.

5 Cepheus Cepheus

It is a star in the Northern Hemisphere. It was named after a king of Aethopia in Greek Mythology. It is known as the King. The brightest star is Alderamin, a white main sequence star.

6 Gemini Gemini

One of the zodiac constellations located in the Northern Hemisphere. It is Latin word for twins since it look like twins. The brightest star is Pollux, a reddish giant star.

7 Hercules Hercules

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere. It was named after a Roman hero. The brightest star is Beta Herculis, a yellow giant star.

8 Indus Indus

It is a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere. It is refer to as The Indian. The brightest star is Alpha Indi, an orange giant star.

9 Perseus Perseus

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere. Named after the hero in Greek Mythology. The brightest star is Alpha Persei or Mirfak, a yellow-white supergiant star.

10 Andromeda Andromeda

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere. It was named after the daughter of the King of Aethiopia,Cepheus. It is known as a Chained Woman. The brightest star is Alpheratz or Alpha Andromedae, a blue-white subgiant star.

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