Constellations

Name Most Visible In: Brightest Star(s):
Aesclepius (Ophiuchus) Summer Cebalrai, Rasalhague
Andromeda Autumn Almac, Mirach, Alpheratz
Aquila July Altair, Alshain, Tarazed
Auriga January Menkalinan, Capella, Elnath
Bootes Spring Arcturus, Micar, Nakkar
Canis Major January Sirius, Mursim
Canis Minor Winter Procyon, Gomeisa
Cassiopeia Every Night Caph, Schedar
Cepheus Every Night Alfirk, Alderamin
Cetus October Diphda, Menkar, Mira
Corona Borealis Summer Alphecca, Nusakan
Corvus May through June Gienah, Tso Hea
Crater Spring Alkes
Cygnus (Northern Cross) July Deneb, Albireo
Delphinus Summer Sualocin, Rotanev
Draco Every Night Ettanin, Rastaban
Eridanus Winter Cursa, Achernar
Hercules July Ras Algethi, Korneforos
Hydra Spring Alphard, Alkes
Lepus January Arneb, Nihal
Lyra Summer Vega, Sheliak
Orion Winter Rigel, Betelgeuse, Bellatrix, Mindaka, Alnilam, Alnitak
Pegasus October Alpheratz, Markab, Enif
Perseus Winter Mirfak, Algol
Picis Australis Autumn Fomalhaut
Serpens Summer Chow, Unuk al Hay
Summer Triangle Summer (duh) Altair, Vega, Deneb
Ursa Major (Big Dipper) Every Night Dubhe, Merak
Ursa Minor (Little Dipper) Every Night Polaris, Kochab

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