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Vela Constellation Facts, Myth, Location, and Stars

If you look at the southern sky on a clear night, you’ll see an impressive star formation known as the Vela Constellation. The Vela Constellation is one of the most prominent constellations in the sky, and it’s easy to find because it looks like a sailboat. This constellation is known for its beautiful stars, and…

Boötes Constellation Facts, Myths, and Location (The Herdsman)

One of the best nighttime activities is star gazing. Just laying in a big field and looking up to the vast dark sky and trying to find the constellations that you know are there. The Boötes constellation is one of the easier ones to find as it is dominated by a kite shape from it’s…

Auriga Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars (The Charioteer)

The Auriga constellation is classified as a part of the modern 88 constellations recognized by current astronomers. It was recorded as one of the first 48 constellations in the 2nd century CE by Ptolemy. Auriga, also known as the Chariot, has rich significance around the world including in Greek and Roman mythology. Auriga is considered…

Ara Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars (The Altar)

Meaning “The Altar” in Latin, Ara (pronounced Ay-ruh) is a small constellation, visible in the Southern Hemisphere of the globe. This article will outline a variety of facts, myths and information about the history of this constellation. Ara Constellation Facts Fact: The constellation was discovered by astronomer Claudius Ptolemy  Born in 100 AD in Alexandria,…

Horologium Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars  

The following article summarizes the facts and mythology surrounding the Horologium constellation. Horologium Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars   The Horologium constellation is in the sky’s southern hemisphere, and it is the 58th largest constellation out of the 88 modern constellations. Stretching over 249 square degrees, Horologium is bordered by several other constellations, namely…

Volans Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars

In this article, we will discuss the Volans constellation. It will cover the location of the constellation, where it can be seen, any myths surrounding it, and other interesting facts that may be useful to the amateur astronomer. Volans Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars Volans Constellation Location/Night Sky Volans can be found in the…