General Astronomy

Libra Constellation Facts, Myths, Size and Location  

The Libra is a well-known sign of the zodiac with associated birthdays in late September through mid-October. Many know it is a zodiac sign but what else is widely known about this specific constellation. Let’s take a look at the Libra, the scales, and the equalizer in the sky. Libra Constellation Facts, Myths, Size and…

Reticulum Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars

The Reticulum constellation is not well known or known at all by some. This interesting celestial body is one that there is plenty we know and plenty left to learn about. Take a look at the facts about the Reticulum constellation and why it is one of the 88 modern constellations found in the night…

Lynx Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars

In this article, we will take a look at the Lynx constellation. We will discuss its history, mythology, and some of the stars that are located within it. Lynx Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars Constellations are one of the most interesting things in the night sky. They are like a map that can help…

Mensa Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars

If you are studying the far southern skies, the Mensa Constellation is one you will want to find. This constellation, located just south of the South Celestial Pole, was named after a table mountain in South Africa. It is small, but some exciting stars and mythology are associated with Mensa. Mensa is a faint constellation,…

Microscopium Constellation Facts, Myth, Location, and Stars

The Microscopium Constellation is situated in the southern sky and was first cataloged by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the 18th century. The constellation is small and faint and is not very easy to see. This article will provide you with some facts about the Microscopium Constellation and some of the myths…

Ophiuchus Constellation Facts, Myth, Location, and Stars

Here are some facts about the Ophiuchus Constellation that will help you understand this amazing star formation. Ophiuchus Constellation Facts, Myth, Location, and Stars Astronomers from all around the world have long been fascinated by the Ophiuchus constellation. The constellation is one of the 88 modern constellations first defined by the International Astronomical Union in…

Leo Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars

The Leo constellation is one of the 12 zodiac star constellations. This article will explore the facts, myths, locations, and stars related to Leo. It will be informative for amateur astronomers, students, or anyone wanting more information on this topic. Leo Constellation Facts, Myth, Location and Stars Leo Constellation Location The Leo constellation is located…

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…