Carpe Diem #821 Monocereos  (Unicorn)   Carpe Diem  #822 Octants

Two constellations that I was unfamiliar with and that were not connected to Greek Mythology

Sidney_Hall_-_Urania's_Mirror_-_Monoceros,_Canis_Minor,_and_Atelier_Typographique

Monoceros gallops
through the heavens
Canis on it’s back

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Circumpolar to the South Pole Octans can be seen in Southern Hemisphere from anywhere at any time of the year.

While looking up information on Octans  I  found a Poem titled Octans by Tim Jones that tells all about the constellation.  You can read it here: Octans 

 Octans_constellation_map-fr

nondistinctive guide
around the Cape of Good Hope
the lowly Octans

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