Capricornus is one of the zodiac constellations, located in the southern sky. In greek mythology Capricornus is a goat or a mix between a goat and a fish but with more than one story attached to it. Capricornus is best seen in the September evenings where the entire constellation is above the horizon for about two hours. The constellation has the same name as the south border of the area where the Sun can be in zenith. However, due to the precession of Earth's spin axis, the (northern) winter solstice take place in Sagittarius to day.
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