Here's the Big Dipper. The photo was taken on April 11th 2002 from my back porch.
This is a screen shot of a star chart from the
program "Sky Map" showing stars as faint as 6th magnitude.
Here is a photo of Leo the Lion. Coma Berenices is visible in the upper left.
Here is a photo of Gemini the Twins. Jupiter is the bright "star" below Castor and Pollux.
The rain gutter on the house is near the bottom of the photo.
This is Orion the Hunter.
This is Canis Major, the Big Dog. Orion's sword is to the upper right.
This is the Moon above Saturn. Aldebaran, the eye of Taurus the Bull is in the lower left.