In Greece, Phaeton, son of Helos, was a charioteer who tried to drive the chariot of the sun, fell to Earth. This was commemorated in the sky with the river Eridanus, which ends at the constellation Auriga and with the star Achenar. Helios - Klymene In the story Phaeton is frightended by the Scorpion and falls into the River Eridanus.