Scheduled air date: 1999 Jan 18-24
Orion the Hunter is visible in the southeast sky about an hour after Sunset during late January.
(Shown for mid-Northern latitudes.)
The middle of the "Sword Stars" is actually the Orion Nebula a stellar "nursery" 30 light-years across visible in even small binoculars!
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