(June, July, August schedule)
Serpens constellation is divided on two separate parts on the sky. The western part is called Serpens Caput, the eastern part is called Serpens Cauda.
Serpens Cauda constellation is summer constellation and is in best position for evening observing in July when it is high on the southern sky. We will observe it in June when it is on the southeastern sky, in July when it is in best position for evening observing and it is high on the southern sky and in August when it is on the southwestern sky.
Double and multiple stars
Theta Serpentis - Its name is Alya. Its combined apparent visual magnitude on the sky is 4.0 and it is about 140 light years away from the Earth. The first component has visual magnitude 4.6 and second component has visual magnitude 4.9. They are separated on the sky by 22 arc seconds. With this separation, if they are true binary system their orbital period will be tens of thousands of years. Both stars are identical, with the same spectral class and both also main sequence stars, twice bigger in mass and diameter than our Sun, and hotter.
Deep sky objects
(will be observed only from dark location outside of the city)