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Orion Constellation – Mighty Guardian of Winter Skies

Orion Constellation

The Orion Constellation – Mighty Guardian of Winter Skies

Out of all the constellations in the night sky, one of the most well known and obvious is Orion. Anyone just looking up at the winter sky can’t help but notice this celestial wonder. Orion is probably the most striking of all the constellations. Let’s explore it some more. (more…)

Pleiades – Seven Sisters – Subaru – M45. Jewel of Winter Skies

Pleiades, M45, Seven Sisters, Subaru

Pleiades over Weatherly Pennsylvania. Credit: Tom Wildoner

The Pleiades, Seven Sisters, Subaru, M45 – Star Cluster of Many Names

The Pleiades star cluster is the jewel of winter skies. It is an object with many names. It is also referred to as the Seven Sisters, or Messier 45 (M45). The Japanese have their own name for this prominent star cluster also. “Subaru” – meaning to unite.

Read more about this amazing object and how to see it in the night sky.

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May 2019 Night Sky Guide – What’s Up In May

May Night Sky 2019

May 2019 Night Sky Guide. Welcome to the night sky in May. The days are getting longer and temperatures higher, well sometimes.

May 2019 is a great month for stargazing. Spring is well underway and Summer is just around the corner. Warmer shorter nights but well worth staying up for. It’s a great time, whether you are a beginner or seasoned stargazer. There is something for all. This guide is suitable those in the northern hemisphere and also helpful for those with zero experience upwards.

Read on to find out even more about the night Sky in May 2019.

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March 2019 Night Sky Guide – What’s Up In March

March 2019

March 2019 Night Sky Guide. Welcome to the night sky in March. Winter is almost over and ends with the Spring Equinox toward the end of the month. From then on, nights will become shorter and days longer.

March 2019 is a great month for stargazing. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned stargazer. There is something for all. This guide is suitable those with zero experience upwards.

Read on to find out even more about the night Sky in March 2019.

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