Hercules visible for stargazers this week

The following is a modified post from Space.com’s Joe Rao:   Credit: Starry Night Software “If you look skyward around 10 p.m. local time over the next several days, you’ll see an ancient star pattern almost directly overhead: It’s Hercules, the mighty strong man and hero of many legends. The stars that compose the constellation of Hercules are, for the most part, rather dim. I always thought it was rather inappropriate that, for such a powerful figure, his representative star pattern is, to say the least, rather weak. Indeed, it is difficult for modern skywatchers to visualize the mythological figure from this collection…