Kelsey A.; Lydia Z.; Cassie B. Period 4
'As he mourned, his voice became thin and shrill, and white feathers hid his hair. His neck grew long, stretching out from his breast, his fingers reddened and a membrane joined them together. Wings clothed his sides, and a blunt beak fastened on his mouth. Cygnus became a new kind of bird; but he put no faith in the skies, or in Jupiter, for he remembered how the god had unjustly hurled his flaming bolt. Instead, Cygnus made for the marshes and broad lakes, and in his hatred of flames chose to inhabit the rivers, which are the very antithesis of fire.'
Cygnus the Swan
This is the detailed design of what Cygnus represents; the swan.
The Stars of Cygnus
Here, many of the major stars that make up the constellation are labeled.
Major Stars of Cygnus
The nine main stars of Cygnus are pointed out here.
The total area of Cygnus is 804 square degrees.