Learning the constellations step-by-step

Step 3 to learning the constellations

Now for some practical examples, one for each month of the year. Each example shows the sky looking south from the UK at about 9 pm in winter and about 11 pm in summer. But remember that these maps don’t show the planets, so take a look at our interactive map to see what planets are around.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July