"The Summer Triangle Gives Way to the Autumn Square"

Scheduled air date: 2000 Sep 25-Oct 01

Now that Autumn is here, the Summer Triangle appears lower in the sky each night, while the "Autumn Square" becomes more prominent.
(Shown at about 10:00 PM for mid-Northern latitudes.)

The asterism known as the Great Square of Pegasus, a.k.a. the "Autumn Square," is formed by imaginary lines connecting four stars in the constellation Pegasus.

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

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

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