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Earthsky Tonight—July 26, The ‘forgotten’

Earthsky Tonight—July 26, The ‘forgotten’ zodiacal constellation

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science The faint constellation Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer appears in the southern sky at nightfall, and descends into the southwest sky as evening deepens into late night. Look for Ophiuchus above the bright ruddy star Antares, the brightest in the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. Ophiuchus’ brightest star – called Rasalhague – highlights the head of Ophiuchus and is nowhere as bright as Antares, the star that depicts the ... Full Story