Pegasus

The Flying Horse

Sum up of Geek Myth

The greek myth about Pegasus is about Bellerophon and how he tamed and rode pegasus to battle against Khimaira. He than attempted to fly to heaven but the gods caused the pegasus to buck, throwing Bellerophon back down to Earth while pegasus continued to wing its way to heaven.

Facts

Pegasus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer ptolemy.
If you are below the Equator, look for Pegasus in late winter and through spring.
It is one of the largest constellations in the sky.
Pegasus is a large constellation and easily identifiable due to its bright asterism known as "The Square of Pegasus".
Pegasus has been recognized as a constellation for 2,000 years.

Created By Taylor Hanna