Every month, you will discover here a new constellation.

A constellation is a stars drawing in the sky.

 

 
Sagitta is a dim but distinctive constellation in the northern sky.
Its name is Arrow for Latin.
It not should be confusedwith the largest constellation Sagittarius, the archer. Although Sagitta is an ancient constellation, it has the third-smallest area of all constellations.
In ancient Greece, Sagitta was regarded as the weapon that Hercules used to kill the eagle (Aquila) of Jove that perpetually gnawed Prometheus'liver.
 
 
 
 

 
Cetus's name refers to a sea monster in greek mythology, although it is often called 'the whale' today.
Cetus is located in the region of the sky that contains other water-related constellations such as Aquarius, Pisces and Eridanus.
It is often now called the Whale, thought it is most strongly associated with Cetus the sea monster, who was slain by Perseus as he saved the princess Andromeda from Poseidon's wrath.
 
 
 

 
Virgo is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It is the second largest constellation in the sky (after Hydra).It can be easily found through its brightest star, Spica.
The Greeks associated Virgo with the virgin goddess Justitia or Astraea, holding the scales of justice in her hand as the constellation Libra.
 
 
 

 
Cancer is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. Its name is Latin for crab and it is commonly represented as one.
In Greek mythology, Cancer is identified with the crab that appeared while Hercules was fighting the many-headed Hydra. The crab bit Hercules on the food, Hercules crushed it and then the goddest Hera, a sworn enemy from hercules,placed the crab among the stars.
 
 
 

 
Great Dog contains Sirius, the brightest star in the night, known as the "dog star".
In Greek Mythology, Canis Major represented the dog Laelaps, a gift from Zeus to Europa; or sometimes the hound of Procris, Diana's nymph; or the one given by Aurora to Cephalus, so famed for its speed that Zeus elevated it to the sky.
It was also considered to represent one of Orion's hunting dogs, pursuing Lepus the Hare or helping Orion fight Taurus the bull; and is referred to in this way by Aratos, Homer and Hesi.
 
 
 

     Gemini is one of the constellations of thr zodiac.

Its name is Latin for "twins". In greek mythology, Gemini was associated with the myth of Castor and Pollux, the children of leda and Argonauts both.

 

 

      Triangulum is a small constellation in the northern sky. Its name is Latin for "triangle", derived from its three brightest stars, which form a narrow triangle.

 

 
 

 

    Capricornus is one of the constellation of the zodiac. In Greek mythology, the constellation is sometimes identified as Amalthea, the goat that suckled the infant Zeus, after his mother Rhea saved him from being devoured by his father Cronos.

 

 
 

     Corona Borealis is a small constellation in the northern sky. Its name is Latin for "northern crown", a name inspired by its shape; its main stars form a semicircular arc. In Greek mythology, Corona Borealis was sometimes considered to represent a crown that was given by Dionysus to Ariadne, the daughter of Minos of Crete.

 

 

    
     Aquila is a constellation in the northern sky. Its name is Latin for ' eagle' and its represents the bird who carried Zeus/Jupiter's thunderbolts in Greco-Roman mythology.
 
 

     Hercules is a constellation named after Hercules, the roman mythological hero adapted from the Greek hero Heracles.

It is the fifth largest of the modern constellations.

 
 

 

       Libra is fairly faint, with no first magnitude stars, and lies between Virgo to the west and Scorpius to the east. In Roman mythology, Libra is considered to depict the scales held Astraea (identified as Virgo), the godless of justice. Libra is the only zodiac sign that does not symbolize a living creature.

 

 

 

 

 

     Bootës is a constellation in the northern sky.

Its name comes from the greek Boëtës, meaning herdsman or plowman. According to Greek mythology, he was a ploughman who drove the oxen in the constellation Ursa Mayor.

 

 

 

     Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac.

Its name is Latin for lion, and to the ancien greeks represented the Nemean Lion killed by the mythical Heracles (known to the the ancien Romans as Hercules) as one of his twelve labors.