Mountain Skies: Jupiter And Saturn Shift Into Reverse
Last updated 4/22/2019 at 1:27pm
We know spring is now in full swing as we watch Leo, the lion, climb higher in the eastern sky each night. See if you can spot a pattern traditionally referred to as the sickle. This marks the head and mane of the magnificent lion. The bottom of the sickle is marked by the star Regulus. Regulus means the “little king,” which is appropriate as it marks the heart of the king of the beasts and is sometimes called Cor Leoni or the “heart of the king.” The sickle is followed by a triangle of bright stars that mark Leo’s hindquarters. At the end of this triangle is the b...