Stargazing Guide

May constellations


Look for these in the sky about an hour after sunset.
Centaurus
Named after Chiron, a half-horse, half-human from Greek mythology

Virgo
Translates to “the virgin” or “the maiden”

Crux
Translates to “the southern cross”

June constellations


Ursa minor
Contains the group of stars called “the Little Dipper”

Lupus
Translates to “the wolf”

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