Scorpius, the Scorpion,
from Bayer's Uranometria of 1603.
The horizontal dashed line near the across the center is the ecliptic.
The broad dark band
at the top is centered on the ecliptic, and shows the region
in which the Moon and planets can be found.
The first magnitude star Antares (Alpha)
dominates the stellar scene. The claws in Bayer's time were
taken as Xi Scorpii and Sigma Scorpii (Zubenhakrabi), the latter
now part of Libra and called Sigma Librae, which is
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