Night Sky Handbook: Leo

Design*Sponge | Night Sky Handbook: Leo

Leo is one of the oldest known constellations, with evidence of its knowledge dating back to 4000 BC. Consisting of nine main stars, Leo is most often depicted as a lion. In ancient Greece, Leo was commonly associated with the mythological Nemean Lion, famously slain by Hercules during his twelve labors. The constellation is most visible in the month of April.

  1. sarah says:

    I love leo :) Happy that I caught this post during the right month!

  2. Sea says:

    Are these gorgeous graphics available anywhere? I have grandsons Leo and Orion and would love to give them each a print.

  3. Sea Chauvin says:

    Hi Maxwell,

    About a year ago you responded that these graphics might be available shortly. Any news about where I might purchase them?
    Thanks so much.

    Sea

    1. Grace Bonney says:

      Hi Sea

      We haven’t been able to get that project moving yet, but I’ll email you when and if we do.

      Grace :)

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