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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Starwatch: The summer triangle


We have known the giant “V” of bright stars high in our S sky on August nights as the Summer Triangle since Sir Patrick Moore popularized the name during his early Sky at Night TV…

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