|Visible in Latitudes:||75° thru -85°|
|Best Seen In:||February, 9:00 pm|
|Transit Date:||January 16|
|Right Ascension:||7.15 hours|
|Area:||481.569 sq. degrees|
Monoceros, the Unicorn, is a modern constellation, generally supposed to have been charted by Bartsch as Unicornus; however, many believe the constellation is actually much older, appearing in works as early as 1564. Plus, Scaliger is reported to have found it on an ancient Persian sphere.