Daily cosmobite: stars in the east

3_stars in the east_Nick LombAt this time of the year we can see many bright stars in the evening sky. If we start from the east we find Sirius, the brightest star in the sky. Procyon, the brightest star of the constellation Canis Minor the Little Dog is below and to the left or north. Rigel and Betelgeuse, both in Orion, are above Procyon.

Stars in the east on the evening of 3 December. Chart Nick Lomb

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2 responses to “Daily cosmobite: stars in the east

  • Hey Nic, i’ve been told that comet Ison is not a comet but a large planet 4to 5 times the size of earth with a very large debris tail n it’s towing 2 other planets behind with it n once its goes around the sun its gonna sling shot past it gather up speed go past earth n tip us upside dwn causing great havock!! The video’s are very convincin, should we start to prepare ourselves or should we be able to see this hughmunguss thing in the sky with our naked eye?

    • Hello Christine. Comet ISON was a comet with a nucleus or core only a few kilometres in width and a tail composed of fine dust. It never posed a threat to Earth, but it has now disintegrated into just a small cloud of dust. Please ignore people who spread ridiculous and untrue rumours for the fun of frightening others.

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