"The Seven Sisters and Halloween and The End Of The World"

Scheduled air date: 2002 Oct 21-27

The Pleiades—or Seven Sisters—star cluster can easily be seen nearly overhead at midnight on Halloween.
(Shown at midnight during late October/early November for mid-Northern latitudes. The dashed vertical red line marks the meridian, an imaginary line running from due South to due North.  The inset shows a binocular view of the star cluster.)

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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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