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Explore the Winter Hexagon Tonight

19 Feb 2020, 15:32 UTC
Explore the Winter Hexagon Tonight Stellarium, with additions

With the February dark of the Moon upon us, we have a fine opportunity to enjoy some winter sights. Perhaps most appealing for naked-eye observers is an impressive collection of stellar luminaries. Face south at nightfall, and no fewer than seven stars of first magnitude or brighter can be taken in with a single view. Most are included in the Winter Hexagon, as shown in the chart above.

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