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Set B3 - Out Into Space - card information

29. Virgo

29. Virgo

Virgo (Virgin) sixth Sign of the Zodiac, is bounded on East by Libra, West by Leo, North by Bootes, and on South by Corvus and Hydra. Best seen from April to July. Virgo was sometimes represented as Ceres (Goddess of Corn and Harvest) or as an angel holding ears of corn in her hand, because the Sun enters this sign when cereal crops are ready for harvesting. Over 180 stars are visible to naked eye. Most brilliant is Spica (Ear of Corn), a navigational star of first magnitude, easy to locate because of its isolated appearance.