Ophiuchus, The 13th Zodiac Sign
Star Constellations

Ophiuchus, The 13th Zodiac Sign

November 29, 2012 Peter Christoforou 0

The constellation Ophiuchus is Greek for ‘serpent-bearer’ and is depicted as a man grasping a snake, represented by the nearby constellation of Serpens. It is sometimes known as the Zodiac’s 13th or forgotten constellation as […]

Interesting Facts About Orion
Astronomy Lists

Interesting Facts About Orion

November 29, 2012 Peter Christoforou 0

Winter Is Coming Orion can be seen by observers located between +85° and -75° of latitude, with the constellation’s appearance at night signalling that winter is coming. That is at least true from mid-northern latitudes […]

Star Constellations And Myths
Star Constellations

Star Constellations And Myths

November 23, 2012 Peter Christoforou 0

A constellation is simply a collection of stars, imaginatively linked together to represent a person, animal or object in the night sky. In this way astronomers are better able to organize the heavens into some […]

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