Leo, the Lion

A constellation of the zodiac visible high in south in April and May.


Leo, the Lion The zodiacal constellation Leo, the lion, is one...

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Leo T A tiny galaxy with bright ambitions Sunday, May 25, 2014
Moon and Regulus One set of stars, two pictures Saturday, January 18, 2014
Moon and Mars A change of address for Mars Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Moon and Regulus Hercules embarks on a quest Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Right Angle Taking a bead on the lion’s tail Sunday, March 18, 2012
Leo’s Outlines Outlining the celestial lion Saturday, March 17, 2012
Leo Rising Adding some color to the stars Monday, February 27, 2012
Leonid Meteors A faint but steady meteor shower Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Algieba The lion's double forehead Saturday, May 21, 2011
Denebola Shining through the moonlight Friday, March 18, 2011
Moon and Regulus Lining up a pair of stellar light bulbs Thursday, March 17, 2011
Moon and Regulus The stars turn across the night sky Friday, January 21, 2011
Moon and Leo The Moon and a crowded star system Friday, December 24, 2010
Leonid Meteors Enjoying an astronomical light show Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Watery Star A star that’s immersed in a steam bath Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Algieba A giant planet for a double star Thursday, March 11, 2010
Denebola The lion's impressive tail Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Leo Tracing out the celestial lion Monday, March 8, 2010
More Leonid Meteors A good night for a meteor shower Monday, November 16, 2009
Eta Leonis A powerful star in the lion Saturday, March 14, 2009
Doomed Planet Sealing the fate of a giant planet Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Denebola The tale of the tail of the lion Monday, February 23, 2009
Cats Cats roam the stellar pridelands Saturday, January 24, 2009
Moon and Regulus Avoiding the jaws of the lion Monday, January 12, 2009

Featured Images

Mars is at opposition in early March 2012, shining brightest for the year
Mighty Mars Saturday, March 3, 2012
Infrared image of CW Leonis, a giant star that is surrounded by soot
Steamy Star Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Beautiful Triplets Monday, March 8, 2010
Leonid Meteors Sunday, November 15, 2009


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