Katja Hokkanen

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Winter constellations of the northern hemisphere.

As dusk gives way to darkness, use Orion's Belt to locate  Sirius, the brightest star in the nighttime sky, plus the star Aldebaran and the planet Mercury.

As dusk gives way to darkness, use Orion's Belt to locate Sirius, the brightest star in the nighttime sky, plus the star Aldebaran and the planet Mercury. (Star names)

If you can find the prominent constellation Orion, you can find the Pleiades…

The waxing gibbous moon, star Aldebaran and Pleiades star cluster are found high in the sky as night begins on January 2014

Ursa Minor

Polaris, our North Star, can be found at the end of the "handle" on the constellation known as the Little Dipper. Our pole star is onl.

otava, kuutatuoinnin alapuolella keskellä selkää

"Imperishable stars" Was important to ancient Egyptian cosmology and religion Here explained in a modern version : The Undying Stars

This picture (from Astro Bob) shows Vega in relation to the Big Dipper and Vega.

This picture (from Astro Bob) shows Vega in relation to the Big Dipper and Vega.