Capricornus is constellation best observed in September when it crosses the meridian typically on September 20. It is a dim constellation where it’s brightest three stars are of magnitude between 2.8 and 4.1. The asterism resembles a equilateral triangle with bent sides.
There is just one Messier object, a globular cluster and two double star systems.
Although it is rather faint compared to other zodiacal constellations but has one of the oldest mythical stories in western history. It is represented as a goat with the tail of a fish. In Greek mythology this constellation is the goat that suckled the infant Zeus after his mother Rhea saved him from being devoured by his father Cronos.