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Leo? Here’s your constellation

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.

Taurus? Here’s your constellation

How to find to find the constellation Taurus in the night sky – names some of its bright stars and star clusters – and its mythology.

Close-up on constellation Cassiopeia the Queen

Once she was known as the Lady of the Chair. Now she’s considered a Queen, but she still suffers the indignity of being often upside-down.

Found Cassiopeia? Now look for Perseus

Perseus follows Cassiopeia across the night sky. It’s fainter, but has a graceful shape and some of the sky’s most interesting stars and star clusters.

Scorpius? Here’s your constellation

The constellation Scorpius is easy to find. It looks like its namesake.

Libra? Here’s your constellation

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.