Mars

Jupiter

11

10

18

17

16

15

14

13

12

2

9

5

6

8

7

4

3

1

The Plough

HERCULES

DRACO

HYDRA

Pollux in Gemini

Castor in Gemini

Betelgeuse in Orion

Rigel in Orion

Praesepe in Cancer

14

15

16

17

18

Arcturus in Bootes

Spica in Virgo

Regulus in Leo

Procyon in Canis Minor

Sirius in Canis Major

9

10

11

12

13

Andromeda Galaxy

Polaris in Ursa Minor

Deneb in Cygnus

Vega in Lyra

5

6

7

8

Aldebaran in Taurus

Pleiades in Taurus

Capella in Auriga

Algol in Perseus

1

2

3

4

The brighter stars at 23.00 GMT on 1 March,

22.00 GMT on 16 March and 21.00 GMT

(22.00 BST) on 31 March

West

East

West

East

Looking south

Looking north

North

South

Praesepe

URSA MAJOR

Mars

Jupiter

GEMINI

ORION

BOOTES

URSA MAJOR

BOOTES

CYGNUS

TRIANG.

CEPHEUS

Nebula

PERSEUS

11

10

17

16

15

14

13

12

2

9

5

6

8

7

4

3

1

TAURUS

AURIGA

COR.

BOR.

The

Plough

LYRA

HERCULES

DRACO

URSA MINOR

CANIS MINOR

CANIS

MAJOR

CANCER

CANES

VENATICI

ANDROMEDA

HYDRA

VIRGO

LEO

CASSIOPEIA

Sirius

Pollux

Castor

Betelgeuse

Rigel

13

14

15

16

17

Arcturus

Spica

Regulus

Procyon

9

10

11

12

Galaxy

Polaris

Deneb

Vega

5

6

7

8

Aldebaran

Pleiades

Capella

Algol

1

2

3

4

The brighter stars at 23.00 GMT on 1 March,

22.00 GMT on 16 March and 21.00 GMT

(22.00 BST) on 31 March

West

East

West

East

Looking south

Looking north

North

South