The Black Family + Constellations

Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis) is the third brightest star in the constellation Orion, named after the Greek myth of Orion the hunter. Bellatrix means “female warrior”.

Andromeda is a constellation named after the Greek myth of Andromeda, daughter of Aethiopian king Cepheus and his wife Cassiopeia. Andromeda means “ruler of men”.

Sirius is the brightest star system in Earth’s night sky, located in the constellation Canis Majoris. Sirius means “glowing”.  


The Murder of the Riddle Family was committed by the future Lord Voldemort in 1943, when Riddle ventured to his parents’ hometown of Little Hangleton in order to learn more about his heritage. When Riddle learned from his maternal uncle Morfin Gaunt that the former’s father was a Muggle, the younger Riddle proceeded to the Riddle House and killed his father, paternal grandfather, and grandmother with the Killing Curse