This is the follow on video from Parts 1 and 2 and looks at the bit of sky between the Southern region and Orion, specifically between the False Cross and Sirius. You’ll also learn how to find M41 and M79.
The night sky is full of stars and some of the very brightest we see have some very interesting characteristics. Next time you’re looking at Sirius or Canopus you’ll be able to appreciate just how big they are compared to our very own star – the Sun.
This short video shows how to find the beautiful double star called 145 Canis Majoris, or sometimes known as the Winter Albireo.
The Stardate in the South Island over the weekend was a fantastic opportunity to learn about some objects that we haven’t seen before.
This video shows how to find the open cluster, M41, in Canis Major. Visible to both Northern and Southern Hemispheres.