"Autumn Stars, and: Why the Stars Change With the Seasons"

Scheduled air date: 1997 Oct 20-26

Pegasus and the Pleiades rising in the Autumn night sky (1997 October 20, 8:00pm).

The Pleiades at 8:00pm on three consecutive Monday nights.
(October 27 is actually shown for 7:00pm, to account for end of Daylight Saving Time on October 26.)
The stars appear to shift about one degree westward each 24 hours, or 90 every quarter (season).

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Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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