Serpens is best known in relation to the healer Aexculapius, represented by Ophiuchus. The power of medicine is represented by the serpen's venom which can kill or cure depending on how it is used.
Check here for the myth of Ophiuchus and Serpens and a star map with telescope objects for both constellations.
For the ObserverSky Chart of North Circumpolar Stars
Also see Ophiuchus
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