The Little Horse

Equuleus Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

Equuleus seems to have been mentioned by Claudius Ptolemy, the author of the Almagest. The constellation may have been created by Hipparchus. There seems to be little mythology associated with Equuleus.  

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