The constellation Taurus.
Taurus is a constellation near Orion and Aries, represented by the bull.
Taurus: What It Looks Like
- The Taurus constellation has two stars at the tips of the bull’s horns.
- It has stars where the eyes and nose are, and at least one star that marks the legs.
- Inside the Taurus constellation, you may want to look for the Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters.
- Aldebaran, which is a red giant star, is one of its eyes.
- The Crab nebula is between its horns.
- The Hyades is a star cluster that makes a v-shape on the head of the bull and its stars make up one eye (not Aldebaran) and his nose.
Finding the Taurus Constellation
Taurus constellation can be easily located:
- In September and October, the constellation can be traced along the eastern horizon after sunset; it appears between Aries and Gemini, for anyone who is versed in the locations of the other zodiac constellations.
- During the winter months, the Constellation Taurus is located in the night sky of the northern hemisphere.
- As winter changes into spring, Taurus moves across the sky; by March, it appears on the western horizon.
An example of Taurus is a group of stars in the Northern Hemisphere.
- Taurus is a sign of the zodiac or someone born under that sign.
An example of a Taurus is someone born on April 25th.
- a N constellation between Aries and Orion containing the Hyades and the Pleiades star clusters, the Crab nebula, and the bright star Aldebaran; the Bull
- the second sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about April 21
- a person born under this sign
Origin of TaurusMiddle English ; from L, bull, ox, probably ; from Indo-European an unverified form tauros ; from base an unverified form t?u-, to swell from source thumb, Classical Latin tumere, to swell
- A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Orion and Aries.
- a. The second sign of the zodiac.b. One who is born under this sign. In all senses also called Bull.
Origin of TaurusMiddle English, from Latin, bull, the constellation Taurus; see tauro- in Indo-European roots.
- Used attributively as a species epithet
New Latin, from Latin taurus (“bull")
- (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
- (astrology): The zodiac sign for the bull, ruled by Venus and covering April 21 - May 21 (tropical astrology) or May 16 - June 15 (sidereal astrology).
- (automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-present).
- Someone with a Taurus star sign
From Latin taurus (“bull").
- a mountain range in southern Anatolia, running parallel to the Mediterranean coast
From Latin Taurus, from Ancient Greek Î¤Î±á¿¦ÏÎ¿Ï‚ (Tauros)