Constellation Scorpius & Taurus
Where did the name come from?
Taurus: The name Taurus comes from the Latin word Taurus, meaning head of a bull.
What is the myth behind Scorpius? (Greek)
What is the myth behind Taurus (Greek)
What is the myth behind Scorpius? (Other)
What is the myth behind Taurus? (Other)
How to find Taurus?
The constellation Taurus occupies an area of 797 square degrees and contains three stars with known planets. It can be seen at latitudes between +90° and -65° and is best visible at 9 p.m. during the month of January. In tropical astrology, the Sun is said to be in Taurus between April 20 and May 21, while in sidereal astrology it passes through the sign from May 16 to June 15.
How to find Scorpius?
The constellation Scorpius occupies an area of 497 square degrees and contains ten stars with known planets. It can be seen at latitudes between +40° and -90° and is best visible at 9 p.m. during the month of July. Astronomically, the Sun lingers in Scorpius only for a week, from November 23 to November 30, but most astrologers consider it to be in the sign of Scorpio from October 23 to November 23. In sidereal astrology, the Sun passes through Scorpio from November 16 to December 16.