"The Witching Hour and the Pleiades Hour, and: The End of the World on Hallowe'en!"

Scheduled air date: 2000 Oct 16-22

The Pleiades—or Seven Sisters—star cluster can easily be seen nearly overhead at midnight on Hallowe'en.
(Shown at midnight October 31/November 1 for mid-Northern latitudes.  The dashed vertical red line marks the meridian, an imaginary line running from due South to due North.)

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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