Night Sky Delights


Constellations

  • Andromeda, Cassiopeia, Perseus, Auriga, Gemini, Orion, Lepus, Canis Major, Lepus, Canis Minor, Camelopardalis, Monoceros

Planets

  • Uranus and Neptune

Deep Sky Objects

  • Within the Milky Way Galaxy: Orion Nebula, Crab Nebula, M 76 Little Dumbell Nebula, M 2 Globular Cluster, M 34 Open Cluster, M 35 Open Cluster, M 36 Open Cluster, M 43 DeMairan’s Nebula, M 45 Pleiades, M 52 Open Cluster.
  • Outside the Milky Way Galaxy: M 31 Andromeda Galaxy, M 33 Triangulum or Pinwheel Galaxy, M 72 Barred Spiral Galaxy, NGC 1275 Seyfert Galaxy, NGC 2403 Spiral Galaxy, NGC 2419 Globular Cluster.

Brightest Stars

  • Aldebaran
  • Algol
  • Betelgeuse
  • Capella
  • Castor
  • Mizar
  • Polaris
  • Pollux
  • Procyon
  • Regulus
  • Rigel

Other Objects of Interest

  • As dawn begins to brighten on Thursday morning, Antares, Jupiter, Venus, and the waning crescent Moon form a graceful arc, 35° long, in the southeastern sky
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