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The Spring Constellations

Map IV from Astronomy for Observation by Eliza A. Bowen. 1888

The Spring Constellations are the 15 constellations that fall between 12 hours and 18 hours Right Ascension. Ursa Major, or the Great Bear, is well known in English speaking countries as the Big Dipper. M13, the most famous globular cluster in the northern sky, can be found in Hercules.

Bootes Boo The Herdsman
Canes Venatici CVn The Hunting Dogs
Coma Berenices Com Berenice's Hair
Corvus Crv The Crow
Draco Dra The Dragon
Hercules Her Hercules, the Hero
Libra Lib The Scales
Lupus Lup The Wolf
Ophiuchus Oph The Serpent Bearer
Scorpius Sco The Scorpion
Serpens Caput Ser The Serpent's Head
Serpens Cauda Ser The Serpent's Tail
Ursa Major UMA The Great Bear
Ursa Minor UMI The Little Bear
Virgo Vir The Virgin

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