Starwatch: the September night sky


The Sun is tracking southwards at its fastest for the year when it crosses the celestial equator at the autumnal equinox on the 23d. As darkness arrives earlier, the daily westwards shift of our evening…

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The August night sky


Starwatch Photograph: Guardian The Summer Triangle of Deneb, Vega and Altair looms high on the meridian at our star map times as Jupiter stands low in the E having risen 30 minutes earlier. The giant…

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