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Constellations Visible in Canadian Skies
Select a constellation from the list below to learn more:
Ursa Minor and Ursa Major
Sagittarius was the ultimate archer, keen-eyed and with deadly aim. He is usually drawn as a centaur — half-man and half-horse — which is how the Babylonians saw him. To the Greeks, though, he was a satyr — half-man and half-goat — who invented archery. The satyr — name was Crotus, and his father was the pipe-playing god Pan.
The stars in Sagittarius lie in the direction of the centre of our galaxy. When you look at Sagittarius, you are peering right into the heart of the Milky Way!