Travel groups for The constellation consists mostly of rather faint stars spread over a wide area. The brightest star is Spica, a stunning irst-magnitude star halfway down the constellation, close to the ecliptic. Spica is actually in the top twenty of the brightest stars of the night sky. The next brightest stars in the constellation are the third-magnitude Porrima Vindemiatrix and Auva and the fourth-magnitude Zavijava ?. Modern readers who wish to get a good view of Virgo are advised to look at it shortly after dark in April?June. The constellation was called AB.SIN the Furrow by the Mesopotamians, Parthenos Virgin by the Greeks, Virgo Virgin by the Romans, and Bethulah Virgin by the Jews. Travel groups 2016.