"A Star For The Millennium!  A Cosmic Way to Ring In The New Year!"

Scheduled air date: 1999 Dec 27-2000 Jan 02

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At local midnight, New Year's morning— regardless of your location on Earth — the brightest star in the night sky, Sirius, is directly on the Meridian (an imaginary line running North-to-South, through the Zenith overhead).

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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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