"An Ancient Archer Aims His Arrow at the Heart of the Scorpion and at the Heart of the Galaxy"

Scheduled air date: 2002 Aug 19-25

Two favorite Summer constellations, Sagittarius (the centaur) and Scorpius (the scorpion), can be easily spotted in the heart of the Milky Way, our own galaxy.  The popular "Teapot" asterism is comprised of several of the stars in Sagittarius.
(Shown for mid-Northern latitudes at about 9:00-10:00 PM during late August/early September.)

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

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