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Leo, the Lion

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


Leo, the Lion

Leo, the Lion May 25, 2010

Radio Programs

Moon and Leo “Weighing” two giant stars May 23, 2015

Denebola The “dusty” tail of the lion March 30, 2015

Moon and Regulus The intertwined lives of two stars March 29, 2015

Leo T A tiny galaxy with bright ambitions May 24, 2014

Moon and Regulus One set of stars, two pictures January 17, 2014

Moon and Mars A change of address for Mars November 25, 2013

Moon and Regulus Hercules embarks on a quest January 26, 2013

The Right Angle Taking a bead on the lion’s tail March 17, 2012

Leo’s Outlines Outlining the celestial lion March 16, 2012

Leo Rising Adding some color to the stars February 26, 2012

Leonid Meteors A faint but steady meteor shower November 15, 2011

Algieba The lion's double forehead... May 20, 2011

Denebola Shining through the moonlight March 17, 2011

Moon and Regulus Lining up a pair of stellar light bulbs March 16, 2011

Moon and Regulus The stars turn across the night sky January 20, 2011

Featured Images

Mars is at opposition in early March 2012, shining brightest for the year

Mighty Mars March 3, 2012

Infrared image of CW Leonis, a giant star that is surrounded by soot

Steamy Star November 9, 2010

Beautiful Triplets March 8, 2010