Aquarius

Aquarius

[uh-kwair-ee-uhs]
Aquarius [Lat.,=water carrier], large constellation located on the ecliptic (the sun's apparent path through the heavens) between Capricornus and Pisces; it is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Aquarius is sometimes represented as a man pouring water from a jar. Although it contains no stars of first or second magnitude, it does contain a recurrent nova observed in 1907 and again in 1962. Aquarius reaches its highest point in the evening sky in October.

Aquarius, or the "Water-Bearer", is a star constellation in the zodiac between Pisces and Capricornus. See: Aquarius (constellation).

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