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Virgo is found in the months of April through July.
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Virgo

The constellation Virgo is The Maiden. People thought it was Athena, Artemis, Persephone or Demeter. She is carrying a grain of wheat and a staff.

Can you tell it's a person in the picture? The maiden is lying down on her side! Her head is to the right. The large white circle at the bottom is Spica. Spica is the brightest star in Virgo.

You can find Virgo in the months of April through July.

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