Coathanger: Looks like its name

The star Albireo – part of the Summer Triangle – is your ticket to finding the Coathanger star cluster. It resembles its namesake and is easy to spot through binoculars.

Find the Crown of the Scorpion

Here’s another cool asterism, or noticeable pattern of stars. The Scorpion’s Crown consists of just 3 stars.

Use Southern Cross to find due south

From the Northern Hemisphere, a fairly bright North Star marks the direction north. From the Southern Hemisphere, the Southern Cross points the way south.