Constellation guide to the 88 official constellations which divide up the sky. These constellations are used to help navigate the celestial sphere. The Constellations are patterns in the sky which have been to invented and have deep mythology behind them. Constellations cover massive areas in the sky and as such are very easy to find.
Lepus was one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, and counts also among the 88 modern constellations. This constellation should not be confused with Lupus.
Lying just south of Orion, and possibly representing a hare being chased by him.
Lepus is an old constellation, it doesn't have much mythology that came with it. The only important mythology is that Lepus, the hare, was put in the stars for the Great Hunter, Orion to chase.
Last updated on: Monday 3rd April 2017