Leo Explained

I went ahead and put some labels on my project365 shot of Leo the lion so you all can go out and find it in the sky. March and April are the perfect time to see it, I took this shot at approximately 10:30 Pm on Friday the 9th of April 2010.  All you have to do to see Leo is go out and look up and to the southeast its very bright and easy to spot.

The following text comes from Wikipedia.

Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Its name is Latin for lion. Leo lies between dim Cancer to the west and Virgo to the east.

In Greek mythology, it was identified as the Nemean Lion which was killed by Hercules during one of his twelve labours, and subsequently put into the sky