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Aquarius (Waterbearer)

Month Best Visible


Hemisphere Visible

Northern and Southern

The Helix Nebula (NGC 7293) and Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009) can be seen. Globular clusters M2 and M72 as well as open cluster M73 can bee seen also.

It is situated in a region called the Sea, named because of all the water related names of the constellations. It is one of the 12 zodiac signs. The Sun passes through it from mid-February to mid-March.

Neighbouring Constellations

Pisces (Fishes)

Pegasus (Flying Horse)

Delphinus (Dolphin)

Aquila (Eagle)

Capricornus (Capricorn)

Piscis Austrinus (Southern Fish)

Sculptor (Sculptor)

Cetus (Whale)

Picture of Aquarius