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Lesson Tag: Constellation

Cassiopeia Constellation Guide

Cassiopeia is one of the most recognisable constellations in the northern hemisphere. It’s signature W shape (or M, depending on when you see it), coupled with the fact it’s visible all year round, make it a perfect constellation for beginners to recognise and use. It’s named after the vein greek mythological goddess, but we challenge …

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Cancer Constellation Guide

Cancer is a faint constellation with only 2 stars above magnitude 4, so it’s no surprise that it can easily be overlooked.  Cancer is the Latin word for ‘crab’ and this constellation gets its name from Greek mythology. This specific crab attacked Heracles during his Twelve Labours. To help you spot Cancer, here’s what SkySafari …

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Leo Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Leo, including how to find it and deep space objects contained within it. We’ll also show you how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Leo Leo is the Latin word …

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Virgo Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Virgo, including how to find it and deep space objects contained within it. We’ll also show you how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Virgo Virgo is the Latin word …

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Boötes Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Boötes, including how to find it and deep space objects contained within it and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Boötes Boötes comes from the Greek word for ox-driver …

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Hercules Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Hercules, including how to find it, deep space objects contained within it, and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Hercules The constellation Hercules is named after the Greek hero …

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Cygnus Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Cygnus, including how to find it, deep space objects contained within it, and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Cygnus Cygnus means ‘the swan’ in Latin and there are …

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Lyra Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Lyra, including how to find it, deep space objects contained within it, and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Lyra Lyra is named for the lyre which is a …

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Cepheus Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Cepheus, including how to find it, deep space objects contained within it, and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Cepheus Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy cataloged this constellation almost 2000 years …

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Perseus Constellation Guide

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you everything you need to know about the constellation of Perseus, including how to find it, deep space objects contained within it, and how to use it to find other night sky objects more easily. The Constellation of Perseus Greek astronomer Ptolemy cataloged this constellation more than 2000 …

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