The Constellation
Sagittarius

The Constellation Sagittarius The constellation Sagittarius was also known by the Greeks as the archer. He later came to be identified with the satyr or centaur in the act of releasing an arrow. Sagittarius, the centaur, half man, half horse was identified as Crotus, son of Eupheme, the nurse of the Muses. The Greeks also associated him with Chiron, who represents the constellation of Centaurus, the wise and benevolent creature of the stars.

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