Ophiucus


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Ophiucus

[¦äf·i¦yü·kəs]
(astronomy)
A large constellation centered near right ascension 17 hours, declination 10° south; it includes a portion of the ecliptic between the constellations Scorpius and Sagittarius, although it is not considered a constellation of the zodiac. Also known as Serpent Bearer.
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Messier first spied this cluster on May 28, 1764, and noted: "Nebula, without star, in the right leg of Ophiucus; it is round & its light is faint...."
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Saturn stays in Ophiucus; look for it above Scopio and below Hercules in the early morning sky.
Near the right side of [PROGRAM LISTING NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]'s face and parallel to it is inscribed in Greek the name "Ophiucus," the constellation next to Serpens (which in Job 26:13 is called "the crooked serpent" formed by the hand of God).
It begins the year in Ophiucus (with Saturn) and moves to Sagittarius in February.
Mars is an evening star, visible in the southwest throughout these months, in Scorpio and then in Ophiucus. Saturn in Libra will be too close to the sun for easy observation in early and middle autumn.