There are many misconceptions and myths about the constellations such as the story of the monsters and gods, tales of villains and heroes and many other stories about their legends. The universe consists of constellations that are very important on a daily basis. Summer constellations occur between eighteen hours and zero hours at the right of ascension. They are seventeen in number that falls in this constellation. The famous once are Aquarius, Sagittarius, Lyra and Cygnus.


Aquarius is typically referred to as the water breaker. This summer constellation has three primary messier objects; messier object two, Messier objects seventy-two, Messier object seventy-three. M-2 is about ten in diameter and is very bright. The objects are usually concentrated at the centre. M-72 is smaller than M-2 and is around 6-8 in diameter. It is moderately bright, and its concentration is at the centre. M-73 is typically referred to as the most disappointing object. It is y in shape and has four stars that are not gravitational to each other.


It is usually referred to as the swan. It has two mainly messier objects; M-39 and M-29. M-39 is very impressive open cluster when seen through binoculars. It is very bright and large that stand very well from the back ground. It is triangular, and the stars are not concentrated at the centre. M-29, when seen through the binoculars, is a diamond in shape and very small in size. It has a group of six to eight stars that are concentrated to each other in a nice field.


It is usually referred to as Archer. It generally occurs in the month of June, August, and early September. It is known as “tea pot” because of its shape in stars according to the modern observers. It is seen in the dark because the stars are relative. Observers from the southern hemisphere have a better view because it usually flies over head. It has five main messier objects; M-8, m-20, M-17, M-22 and M-24.

M-8 is one of the finest open clusters in the combinations at the sky because it is scattered, large and lies on the edge of swirling large clouds. It can be seen by the binoculars and also through the naked eyes. M-20 is moderate in size and rather faintly when observed through a telescope. The stars are surrounded by a path light nearly one centimetre apart from each other. This type of messier object can be seen clearly in the north.

M-17 is usually referred to as omega and most favourite list in the Sagittarius to many observers. The stars generally form a curving arc that is connected to a straight path.  Photographs can only the smaller region of the large part. M-22 can be seen clearly in the northern latitudes; it is about 15-20 centimetres in diameter. The stars are loosely gathered and are second to omega because of its larger size and beauty. M-24 can be viewed easily by binoculars and consists of many countless stars that are connected by a dark path.


Lyra is sometimes referred to as the harp because the observers using binoculars usually enjoy. It has two primary messier objects; M-57 and M-56. M-57 is the popular Lyra to many modern observers because of its ring shape. It is very bright that it can be seen in light and air polluted areas. M-56 is moderately bright and about 5 centimetres in diameter.  The stars are concentrated at the center. When seen through binoculars it is usually small in size. The other type of Lyra is the delta Lyra which is a double star, easy to split and very wide.

Other types of summer constellations are Aquila which is referred to as the eagle, Capricornus the sea goat, the Cepheus king of Ethiopia, Sagitta the Arrow, Scutum the shield, Vulpecula the little folks, Pegasus the flying horse, Delphinus, the dolphin. All these types of summer constellations are different in size and can be viewed differently in telescopes. They appear differently during the month of summer.


In conclusion, summer constellations are fascinating pieces of work. One only need to go outside on a clear night and observe the sky and study them. They are interpreted differently, and many people name them differently. Summer constellation can be studied carefully using the summer triangle. Many cultures understand the anthropology and history differently from other cultures. They use the constellations to explore the astronomy and weather forecast. In the modern days, it is hard to view the summer constellations using the naked eyes because of light and air pollution.

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