Ophiuchus Constellation Facts

Ophiuchus wasn’t always a popular or talked about constellation, but it’s a treat for amateur astronomers to explore. It is rising in prominence due to its size, position, and notable objects– not to mention its fascinating history that has compelled more people to pay attention to it in recent times. Ophiuchus, which is also sometimes … Read more

Capricornus Constellation Facts, History & Stars

Capricornus is a southern sky constellation best recognized as being part of the zodiac. Contrary to popular belief, Capricornus is not represented by a goat, but rather a sea-goat: a half goat, half fish creature of Greek mythology. It’s one of the 88 modern constellations and also featured in Ptolemy’s 48 listed constellations. This constellation’s … Read more

Aquarius Constellation Facts

Aquarius is part of the zodiac and is located in the southern hemisphere. It is found in a part of the sky nicknamed the Sea. This region is so named because of its abundance of water-related constellations including Pisces, Capricornus, Eridanus, and Cetus. Aquarius was cataloged by the 2nd Century Greek astronomer Ptolemy. The constellation is recognized … Read more

Pisces Constellation Facts

Pisces is a northern sky constellation and the 14th largest constellation in the sky. The name Pisces is the Latin plural for fish. The vernal equinox is currently located in the constellation Pisces, though it’s slowly moving towards Aquarius. The vernal equinox is one of two dates that mark roughly equal lengths of day and night, … Read more