Are you confused about constellations or confounded by conjunctions? Or perhaps just puzzled trying to pinpoint the position of the planets? No problem! Here’s our December 2017 guide to “what’s up” in the night sky.
Capricornus is one of the oldest recognized constellations, dating back at least as far as the ancient Sumerians. Despite its proximity to the center of the Milky Way, Capricornus is has few exciting targets for amateur astronomers.