Astrological signs versus astronomical constellations, how to locate Ophiuchus, some deep-sky treasures it contains, plus charts and more.
You can see the constellation Sagittarius on August evenings. Look here for the lore and science of this constellation.
The constellation Scorpius is easy to find. It looks like its namesake.
In skylore, Libra the Scales is an age-old symbol of divine justice, harmony and balance. Plus its two brightest stars have the coolest of all star names.
The constellation Virgo the Maiden fully returns to the early evening sky – with her feet planted on the eastern horizon – by late April and early May.
Late March, April and May are superb months for identifying Leo the Lion. How to spot it, its history, and the telescopic wonders in this region of the sky.
Looking for the constellation Cancer? How to find it here. Plus Cancer’s place in sky history, lore and science.
Several ways to find the constellation Gemini, plus some of the sky lore and mythology associated with this constellation.
Is Taurus your favorite constellation? This post tells you how to find it in the night sky – names some of its bright stars and star clusters – and gives you its mythology.
How and when to see the constellation Aries in the night sky, plus info about this constellation in the history of astronomy and in mythology.
How to see the constellation Pisces. Plus sky lore and science.
The constellation Aquarius the Water Bearer is best seen in the evening sky during a Northern Hemisphere autumn or Southern Hemisphere spring.