Virgo is found in the months of April through July.
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The constellation Virgo is known as The Maiden. Virgo is the only female member of the zodiac. The constellation represents almost every famous and powerful female in mythology, including Athena, Artemis, Persephone and Demeter. She is usually carrying a grain of wheat and a staff.
The brightest star in the constellation is Spica, which happens to represent the grain of wheat. Hence the name, which is Latin for "ear of wheat". In the image, Spica is the large, white sphere in the lower left region. At first the constellation doesn't look like a person, until you realize she is lying down! Her head is towards the east.
There is one cluster of stars called NGC 5634 located in Virgo's right leg. Unfortunately, there are no nebulae, but the large number of galaxies makes up for it. There is a large cluster of galaxies to the east of her left arm. It contains over 3,000 galaxies, many of which can be spotted with a telescope.
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