The eight December constellations include such notable groups as Aries, the ram, Eridanis, the river, and Perseus, the hero. A beautiful spiral galaxy known as the Triangulum can be found in the constellation Triangulum. It is a nearly face-on galaxy with very well defined spiral arms. Other notable objects in the December skies include a small planetary nebula and open star cluster in Perseus and a large spiral galaxy in Cetus. There are no notable bright stars in these constellations worth mentioning. Most of the stars are dimmer than 2nd magnitude. Click on any constellation below for more information.
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