where is orion's belt tonight
Submitted by Marta on January 1, 2018 - 4:38pm, Every night after cleaning the kitchen in rehab, my friend Robin and I would go out and smoke a cigarette and look at those 3 stars. And when you're stargazing, Orion's telescope cases and covers, observing gear, red LED flashlights, astronomy books and star charts will make your observing sessions more convenient, comfortable and meaningful. Find out what the Star of Bethlehem is, what star is directly overhead, and how to navigate using the stars. Her Wilks score is 302. I'm still clean 17 years later and I hope Robin is too, Submitted by Bonnie N. Dickson on December 27, 2017 - 9:31am. The radiant is located roughly between Castor and Pollux, and Betelgeuse. This shower often produces 20 to 25 meteors per hour at its peak. And thanks for telling me how to pronounce those cool star names like Betelgeuse. Beth is Lifehacker's Senior Health Editor. Orion's Belt is never anywhere near the Big Dipper! M27 image courtesy Jeremy Perez. 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They are fine objects to simply enjoy together stepping outside for a quick view, or observed individually in a telescope. To the northeast is (3) Crater Marth, 4 miles diameter and showing in 100mm an interesting concentric double wall formation. Because we sell direct, we can offer you tremendous value at a great price. This star is on the move! Can you detect the subtle tones of bands on the planet's surface? They’re called the Orionids because the meteors will appear to come from the general location of the constellation Orion. A true binary, this pair is at a distance of 122 light years with a yellow-white primary magnitude 4.42 with a white companion of magnitude 6.64. so you'll continue to be the first Your favorite fall meteor shower is back! Imagine a line from (A) Alpha to (B) Beta Monocerotis, and another from (P) Procyon and (S) Sirius, and look where they cross. Mars has passed opposition, and will slowly being appearing smaller as Earth speeds further ahead in our orbit. Submit astronomy articles, events, & reviews, and even become a featured Orion customer! The planet's rings are tipped directly toward us, presenting an excellent view of their symmetry, detail and shadow. It is one of the most conspicuous and recognizable constellations in the night sky. Orion's telescope and astrophotography accessories will enhance your telescope enjoyment without breaking the bank. The first thing you’ll notice is Orion and its famous belt, those three-stars-in-a-row. This red star ranges from magnitude 7.01 to 7.36 over roughly 60 days, so watch is weekly to see if you can detect a change compared to its neighboring stars. Orion's Telescope Buyer's Guide is a great place to start. The total separation is 9.8 arc-seconds, splitting in any telescope. Latitude = 20 degrees North . If you have kids—whose vision is usually much better than ours—ask them: Do you see lots of little stars right there in Orion’s belt? Just above the belt stands pumpkin-colored Betelgeuse (say BET‘l-juice) and just below it shines blue-white Rigel (RYE-jill). An Orion Ultrablock filter will greatly aid in creating enough contrast. Step out anytime after 9 P.M. and you’ll see Orion appearing over your eastern horizon. Let us know below! If you are viewing Orion, you would have to turn around backwards to see the Big Dipper. Thursday, October 29Tonight the Moon rises near Mars, the pair currently the second and third brightest objects in our Solar System as viewed from Earth, between two water constellations. In a telescope Jupiter's Great Red Spot is visible, and Io will throw a shadow transit beginning just before 22:00. Suggested Gear: Orion DeepMap 600 Folding Star Chart, Orion DualBeam 2600mAH LED Waterproof Astro Lantern. And consider adding our email address (news@oriontelescopenews.com) to your email safe senders list, address book or contact list.


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