Can You Find Sagittarius?

Sagittarius the Centaur is most easily found looking South and following the Milky Way up in the Mid-Summer. It is easiest to spot Scorpius and looking just to the left and see that Sagittarius is pointing his bow and arrow at Antares the heart of Scorpius. The most prominent feature of Sagittarius is the arrangement of the body that resembles what many point out to be a teapot. The legs of Sagittarius extend below the teapot to the South and the cape extends in the opposite direction of his bow.

Constellation: Latitude: Read about the Mythology of Sagittarius, or review the Magnitude Charts for Sagittarius.

sky with Sagittarius at 30 degrees North latitude

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