"Some Favorite Autumn Stars, and; Why the Stars Change with the Seasons"

Scheduled air date: 2001 Oct 08-14


As the Earth revolves around the Sun throughout its year, its night side faces a different portion of the celestial "sphere."

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During Autumn, the constellation of Pegasus, the asterism known as "The Great Square" and the Pleiades star cluster—also known as the Seven Sisters—are predominant in the evening sky.
(Shown about 8:00 PM during mid-October for mid-Northern latitudes.)

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