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.
The constellation Capricornus the Sea-goat. How to see it, and a word about its mythology.
Astrological signs versus astronomical constellations, how to locate Ophiuchus, some deep-sky treasures it contains, plus charts and more.
You can see 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. And the fishhook-shaped Tail of the Scorpion lets you fish for galactic treasures.
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 or early May.
Late March, April and May are superb months for identifying Leo the Lion, as this constellation becomes visible as soon as darkness falls.
Looking for constellation Cancer? 2012 is your year to find it easily.
February, March, April and May are great months for seeing the constellation Gemini the Twins in the evening sky.
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.