Pisces, a constellation and the 12th sign of the zodiac. The name means The Fishes. Pisces contains no bright stars. It is bounded by Andromeda on the north, Pegasus on the north and west, Aquarius on the west and south, Cetus on the south and east, and Aries and Triangulum on the east. The vernal equinox, the point where the sun crosses the celestial equator at the beginning of spring, is in Pisces.
Wolves supposedly howl at it, a fairy tale claims a cow once jumped over it and legends say if you look hard enough, there's a man in it. Yes, the moon has a prominent place in popular culture, but there's a lot you might not know about Earth's little orbiting friend. Why doesn't it have soil? Why is its gravity so important? And are we really thinking of going back soon?
We can't defy the odds of an asteroid taking a turn for Earth forever, so the world's astronomers watch the sky. What happens once they spot something?