"How To Find Saturn And The Winter Triangle"

Scheduled air date: 1998 Jan 26-Feb 01

Seen about half an hour after sunset, Mars and Jupiter can be found near the Moon on January 29th.
Three nights later (February 1st), Saturn can be found to the lower right of the Moon.

The Winter Triangle can be seen rising from the Southeast this week (as seen from mid-Northern latitudes).
This large asterism consists of the bright stars Sirius, Procyon and Betelgeuse.

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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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