Constellation name generator
This constellation name generator will generate 10 random constellation names, divided in three categories.
The first five names are Latin names and are almost always related to an animal in some way. Most of the names are either the latin name for an animal or a genus.
The fourth and fifth name will also have an adjective added to them, like Minor or Borealis.
Minor means small, Major means big, Borealis means Northern, Australis means Southern, Occidentalis means Western and Orientalis means Eastern. These adjectives relate to either the size or the position in the sky of the constellations.
The sixth and seventh names are based on the Chinese constellations, more specifically the four symbols (Azure Dragon, White Tiger, Vermilion Bird and Black Turtle). All these names are the combination of a color and an animal.
The last three names are English names and they're based on names such as the 'Big/Small Dipper'. These names reflect what the constellation looks like and either its shape (Big or Small) or its position in the sky (Northern, Eastern, Southern or Western).
To start, simply click on the button to generate 10 random names. Don't like the names? Simply click again to get 10 new random names.
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