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How To Make A Constellation Scope

Written By: happycamper

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what stars belong to which constellation? Or wondered what the story was behind each constellation? Here I will teach you how to make your own constellation scope so you can see what different constellations look like. The easiest to start with will be zodiac constellations. Whether you are a Capricorn, Taurus, Leo, or a Cancer I will have cuts outs for each so you can print out so you can use for your constellation scope.

Materials needed:constellation scopes

* Toilet paper roll (without the toilet paper on it)

* Pencil

* Constellation cutouts

* Tape or Glue

* Flashlight

Directions:

1) Print out your constellation.

2) Tape or glue your constellation to the end of your toilet paper roll.

3) After it is secured on the roll use your pencil to gently poke out stars (black dots) on the constellation.

Now you are done and can use your flashlight to shine on one end of your scope to project onto a wall or you can look through it. Go outside and see if you can find your constellation up in the sky. If you like, you can color and name the outside of your scope so you remember which one it is for later.

Zodiac Signs and Dates:zodiac signs

Aries: March 21 – April 19

Taurus: April 20 – May 20

Gemini: May 21 – June 20

Cancer: June 21 – July 22

Leo: July 23 – August 22

Virgo: August 23 – September 22

Libra: September 23 – October 22

Scorpio: October 23 – November 21

Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

Aquarius: January 20 – February 18

Pisces: February 19 – March 20

Download the Zodiac constellations artwork: Constellation Scope

Tagged:- constellations, outdoor activities, outdoor adventure camp, stargazing

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