Only two objects from Charles Messier's famous 18th-century catalog dwell within Scutum, but that's the same number you'll find within Taurus the Bull. This seems impressive, considering Taurus is the 17th largest of the 88 constellations, while Scutum ranks 84th.
In the future it will end its life as a spectacular Supernova explosion Binocular targets for this month: These include the famous Orion Nebula, the Great Andromeda spiral galaxy, easily recognised in binoculars and the Hyades star cluster in Taurus the Bull ?
3), in which Fiorenza (Florence), distributing Medici roses and Florentine lilies over a Tuscan landscape, is accompanied by spring's zodiacal signs: Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull and the Gemini Twins.
Orion the hunter, with one foot in the river, lifting his club and his shield to the great orange eye of Taurus the bull. Pegasus, the winged horse, with the fish of Pisces splashing about under its hooves and Andromeda reaching out for its reins.
This week's babies are born under Taurus the bull, which should make for pretty serene personalities, but with ruler planet Venus in Aries sparking off Mars in Aquarius, there'll be impatience to move faster than the typically sedate bull, perhaps more like the charging bull!