"Story Telling And The Stars: An Ancient Tale of Star-Crossed Lovers"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Jun 01-07

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Just after sunset any evening of this week, look for Leo (the Lion) followed closely by Coma Berenices (the Hair, or Vail).
(Shown about twenty minutes after sunset for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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An ancient tale describes how—according to mythology—these two constellations came to be placed together in the sky.

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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