Constellations

Below is a table of the 88 constellations and the approximate date when constellation is highest in the sky for the times below.   Clicking the button gives more detail on the given constellation.

For each hour earlier, add 15 days to the date
For each hour later, subtract 15 days to the date

For each week earlier, add 28 minutes to the time
Each week later, subtract 28 minutes to the time

Constellation Meaning Dec 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 12:00 am 3:00 am 6:00 am
Princess +41° Jan 9 Nov 23 Oct 9 Aug 23 Jul 9
Air Pump -33° Jun 10 Apr 24 Mar 10 Jan 14 Dec 10
Bird of Paradise -74° Aug 21 Jul 5 May 21 Apr 5 Jul 9
Water Carrier -11° Nov 25 Oct 9 Aug 25 Jul 9 Jun 25
The Eagle +03° Sep 16 Aug 30 Jul 16 May 31 Apr 16
The Altar -53° May 1 Mar 17 Jan 31 Dec 17 Oct 31
The Ram +23° Jan 30 Dec 14 Oct 30 Aug 14 Jul 30
The Charioteer +41° Mar 21 Feb 14 Dec 21 Nov 14 Sep 21
The Hunter +36° Aug 2 Jun 16 May 02 Mar 16 Feb 02
The Chisel -38° Mar 01 Jan 15 Dec 01 Oct 15 Sep 01
The Giraffe +71° Mar 23 Feb 06 Dec 23 Nov 06 Sep 23
The Crab +24° Apr 30 Mar 16 Jan 30 Dec 16 Oct 30
Hunting Dogs +42° Jul 07 May 22 Apr 07 Feb 22 Jan 07
Greater Dog -20° Apr 02 Feb 16 Jan 02 Nov 16 Oct 02
Lesser Dog +07° Apr 14 Feb 28 Jan 14 Nov 28 Oct 14
The Goat-Fish -21° Nov 08 Sep 22 Aug 08 Jun 22 May 08
The Keel -61° May 01 Mar 17 Jan 31 Dec 17 Oct 31
The Queen +63° Jan 09 Nov 23 Oct 09 Aug 23 Jul 09
The Centaur -44° Jun 30 May 14 Mar 30 Feb 14 Dec 30
The King +69° Dec 29 Nov 13 Sep 29 Aug 13 Jun 29
The Whale -04° Jan 15 Nov 29 Oct 15 Aug 29 Jul 15
None -79° Jun 01 Apr 15 Mar 01 Jan 15 Dec 01
The Compasses -60° Jul 30 Jun 14 Apr 30 Mar 14 Jan 30
The Dove -37° Mar 18 Feb 01 Dec 18 Nov 01 Sep 18
Berenice's Hair +23° Jul 02 May 17 Apr 02 Feb 17 Jan 02
Southern Crown -40° Sep 30 Aug 14 Jun 30 May 14 Mar 30
Northern Crown +32° Aug 19 Jul 03 May 19 Apr 03 Feb 19
The Crow -18° Jun 28 May 12 Mar 28 Feb 12  Dec 28
The Cup -14° Jun 12 Apr 26 Mar 12 Jan 26 Dec 12
Southern Cross -61° Jun 28 May 12 Mar 28 Feb 12 Dec 28
The Swan +40° Oct 30 Sep 13 Jul 30 Jun 13 Apr 30
The Dolphin +10° Oct 31 Sep 14 Jul 31 Jun 14 Apr 30
The Goldfish -64° Mar 17 Jan 31 Dec 17 Oct 31 Sep 17
The Dragon +63° Aug 24 Jul 08 May 24 Apr 08 Feb 24
Little Horse +04° Nov 08 Sep 22 Aug 08 Jun 22 May 08
The River -15° Feb 10 Dec 25 Nov 10 Sep 25 Aug 10
The Furnace -32° Feb 02 Dec 17 Nov 02 Sep 17 Aug 02
The Twins +19° Apr 05 Feb 19 Jan 05 Nov 19 Oct 05
The Crane -42° Nov 28 Oct 12 Aug 28 Jul 12 May 28
None +36° Sep 13 Jul 28 Jun 13 Apr 28 Mar 13
Pendulum Clock -52° Feb 10 Dec 25 Nov 10 Sep 10 Jul 25
Water Snake -20° Jun 15 Apr 29 Mar 15 Jan 29 Dec 15
Lesser Snake -70° Jan 26 Dec 10 Oct 26 Sep 10 Jul 26
The Indian -56° Nov 12 Sep 26 Aug 12 Jun 26 May 12
The Lizard +46° Nov 28 Oct 12 Aug 28 Jul 12 May 28
The Lion +17° Jun 01 Apr 15 Mar 01 Jan 15 Dec 01
Lesser Lion +37° May 23 Apr 09 Feb 23 Jan 09 Nov 23
The Hare -17° Feb 14 Jan 28 Dec 14 Oct 28 Sep 14
The Scales -11° Aug 09 Jun 23 May 09 Mar 23 Feb 09
The Wolf -36° Aug 09 Jun 23 May 09 Mar 23 Feb 09
None +51° Apr 19 Mar 05 Jan 19 Dec 05 Nov 19
The Harp +33° Oct 04 Aug 18 Jul 04 May 18 Apr 04
Table Mountain -76° Mar 14 Jan 28 Dec 14 Oct 28 Sep 14
The Microscope -34° Nov 04 Sep 18 Aug 04 Jun 18 May 04
The Unicorn -06° Apr 05 Feb 19 Jan 05 Nov 19 Oct 05
The Fly -70° Jun 30 May 14 Mar 30 Feb 14 Dec 30
The Level -51° Aug 19 Jul 03 May 19 Apr 03 Feb 19
The Octant -87° Oct 15 Aug 29 Jul 15 May 29 Apr 15
Serpent Holder 00° Sep 11 Jul 26 Jun 11 Apr 26 Mar 11
The Hunter 00° Mar 13 Jan 27 Dec 13 Oct 27 Sep 13
The Peacock -61° Oct 15 Aug 29 Jul 15 May 29 Apr 15
Winged Horse +19° Dec 01 Oct 16 Sep 01 Jul 16 Jun 01
The Hero +45° Feb 07 Dec 22 Nov 07 Sep 22 Aug 07
The Phoenix -47° Jan  04 Nov 18 Oct 04 Aug 18 Jul 04
Painter's Easel -53° Feb 16 Jan 30 Dec 16 Oct 30 Sep 16
The Fish +12° Dec 27 Nov 11 Sep 27 Aug 11 Jun 27
Southern Fish -30° Nov 25 Oct 09 Aug 25 Jul 09 May 25
The Stern -31° Apr 08 Feb 22 Jan 08 Nov 22 Oct 08
The Compass -31° May 04 Mar 21 Feb 04 Dec 21 Nov 04
The Reticle -59° Feb 19 Jan 03 Nov 19 Oct 03 Aug 19
The Arrow +19° Oct 16 Aug 30 Jul 16 May 30 Apr 16
The Archer -30° Sep 08 July 23 Jun 08 Apr 23 Mar 08
The Scorpion -32° Sep 03 Jul 18 Jun 03 Apr 18 Mar 03
The Sculptor -32° Dec 26 Nov 10 Sep 26 Aug 10 Jun 26
The Shield -09° Oct 01 Aug 15 Jul 01 May 15 Apr 01
The Serpent +11° Sep 06 Jul 21 Jun 06 Apr 21 Mar 06
The Sextant +02° May 22 Apr 08 Feb 22 Jan 08 Nov 22
The Bull +16° Mar 02 Jan 14 Nov 30 Oct 14 Aug 30
The Telescope -49° Oct 10 Aug 24 Jul 10 May 24 Apr 10
The Triangle +32° Jan 23 Dec 07 Oct 23 Sep 07 Jul 23
South Triangle -66° Aug 23 Jul 07 May 23 Apr 07 Feb 23
The Toucan -64° Dec 17 Nov 01 Sep 17 Aug 01 Jun 17
The Great Bear +58° Jun 11 Apr 25 Mar 11 Jan 25 Dec 11
Lesser Bear +80° Aug 13 Jun 27 May 13 Mar 27 Feb 13
The Sails -47° May 13 Mar 26 Feb 13 Dec 26 Nov 13
The Virgin 00° Jul 11 May 26 Apr 11 Feb 26 Jan 11
The Flying Fish -66° Apr 18 Mar 04 Jan 18 Dec 04 Oct 18
The Fox +27° Oct 25 Sep 08 Jul 25 Jun 08 Apr 25