The Night Sky This Month – February 2019

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    The Night Sky This Month – February 2019

    Looking directly upwards towards the constellations Perseus and Cassiopeia along the northern Milky Way in the early evening hours of January 28, 2019. Image credit: Brian Ventrudo.

    It may be a little cold in your part of the world, or it may not. But when the weather allows, head outside because February is always a good month for stargazing. The constellations Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, and Auriga dominate the northern sky this month, while southern observers see these same groups along with Puppis, Carina, and Vela, constellations which harbor some of the best sights the night sky has to offer. There are also plenty of planets to see this month along with a chance to glimpse the glow of the zodiacal light, the Sun’s light reflected of tiny grains of dust left over from the formation of the solar system. Here’s what to see in the night sky this month…

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