Every month, you will discover here a new constellation.

A constellation is a stars drawing in the sky.

 

 

     The Cygnus is one of the most recognizable constellations of the northern summer and autum, it features a prominent asterism known as the Northern Cross.

Zeus disguised himself as a swan to seduce Leda, Spartan king Tyndareu's wife, who gave birth to the Gemini and Helen of Troy.

 

 

 

  

    

     Orion is a prominent constellation visible around the world.

It is one of the conspicuous and recognizable constellations in the night sky

In Greek mythology, Orion was a gigantic, supernaturally strong hunter who said that he would kill every animal on the planet.

He was killed by the Scorpius.  

 

 

 

 

 

    

     Pegasus is a constellation of the northern sky.

The four visible stars form the large asterism known as the square of Pegasus.

 

Pegasus, in Greek mythology, was a flying horse with wings and magical powers.

 

 

 

 

  

    

     Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky.

It looks like a house.

In the greek mythology, Cepheus is the mythical King of Ethiopia, husband of Cassiopeia and father of Andromeda.  

 

 

 

 

  

    

     Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northern sky.

It is easily recognizable due to its distinctive "W" shape, formed by five bright stars.

For the Greek mythology, Cassiopeia was the wife of King Cepheus.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

     The Little Bear is a constellation in the northern sky.

It is notable as the location of the north pole.

In Geek mythology, The Little Bear represents Arcas, the son of Zeus and Callisto.  

 

 

 

 

    

     The Great Bear is a constellation visible throughout the year in most of the northern hemisphere..

It is dominated by the widely recognized asterism known as the Big Dipper or the Plough..

 

In Greek mythology, Zeus (the king of the gods) lusts after a young woman named Callisto, a nymph of Artemis. Hera, Zeus' jealous wife, transforms the beautiful Callisto into a bear

 

If you follow the imaginary line from the two stars far from the dipper handdle, and continue the arc, you will reach the Northern star.