Starfinder: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Exploring the Night Sky

By Carole Stott

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14) Looking north, the good sq. of Pegasus is centrally put. it truly is shaped by means of 3 stars within the winged horse Pegasus, to the left, and one big name within the mythological princess, Andromeda, to the best. the pony flies in the direction of B E R T O O C the west. His head is outlined by way of a line of stars; lower than, extra traces map out his forelegs. The sq. makes the form of his top physique. Andromeda is reduce within the sky and to the fitting of Pegasus. Alpheratz, its brightest superstar, marks the princess’s head and is the fourth celebrity within the nice sq.. The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) is in her left knee. This spiral – just like yet better than the Milky means and a pair of. five million mild years away – seems as an elongated oval to the bare eye. Its spiral fingers and better half galaxies, M32 and M110, are visible via a bigger telescope. A small telescope will show NGC 7662, the Blue Snowball planetary nebula close to Andromeda’s correct hand. the brilliant big name Fomalhaut, in Piscis Austrinus, is sort of overhead. The wintry weather trio of stars Altair, Vega, and Deneb is environment within the northwest. The summer time constellations Taurus and Orion are starting to look within the east. just one vibrant famous person, Achernar (Eridanus), is excessive above the horizon to the south. 4 quite dim constellations depicting birds – Phoenix, Grus, Tucana, and Pavo – are centre degree. Tucana is easily put for looking at the Small Magellanic Cloud and forty seven Tucanae. with regards to the southeastern horizon is Dorado, major since it comprises the massive Magellanic Cloud, the bigger and nearer of our better half galaxies. southern latitudes huge Magellanic Cloud Binoculars and a small telescope exhibit superstar clusters and nebulous gasoline and dirt patches within the huge Magellanic Cloud. On its upper-left facet is the Tarantula Nebula, together with a cluster of new-born stars. the massive Magellanic Cloud seems to be to the bare eye as an extended hazy patch of sunshine. E V dead night sixty five E n i n g s okay y Pegasus, the winged horse 9pm midday 3pm 6pm 0)3#%3 ! RCTURUS 10° ! LTAIR zero° /0()5#(53  6)2'/ ! 15! 2)53   ,)"2! –10°     ! NTARES &OMALHAUT 20°     –20° –30° #! 02)#/2. fifty three three! ')44! 2)53 3HAULA –40° 3#/20)53 the nice sq. of Pegasus types the higher physique of the pony. His head is right here less than the sq., and his forelegs stretch off the picture on the correct. The celebrity at left within the sq. belongs to Andromeda. The Moon is obvious just about the horizon, and above it's the planet Venus. November precise occasions stages of the moon Full Moon New Moon 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 24 November thirteen November 2 November 21 November 10 November 28 November nine November 27 November sixteen November 6 November 25 November thirteen November ECLIPSES 2011: 25 November A partial eclipse of the sunlight is noticeable from the southern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. 2012: 13–14 November a complete eclipse of the solar is obvious from northeastern Australia and the South Pacific. A partial eclipse is obvious from New Zealand, the remainder of Australia, and the Pacific Ocean.

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