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The Starry Skies of April
(Hover over the stars to see the constellations, click to find out more)

Explore Canes Venatici
Explore Coma Berenices Explore Leo Explore Cancer
Explore Hydra
Explore Corvus Explore Hydra
Explore Hydra
Typical view 2 hours after sunset looking due South. A fist at arms length is 10 degrees across.
The guardian of Spring skies is the mighty Leo, looking like a Trafalgar Square Lion and gazing West. Beyond his nose is a faint bow tie shape which marks Cancer the Crab. Below this crustacean is Hydra the water snake, the longest constellation in the sky. High in the south you can find two hunting dogs (Canes Venatici) and a heavenly wig (Coma Berenices). Low down in the SE look for Virgo, Corvus and Crater.