From the February 2012 issue

Explore the constellations

Imagers who specialize in wide-field views provide superb images of the constellations.
By | Published: February 27, 2012 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
In the April 2012 issue of Astronomy, I wrote what turned into an illustrated spread named “How the constellations came to be.” Because the story ran only two pages, we didn’t have room enough for large images of star patterns.

Therefore, I present to you nine great ones for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!