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|ORION DOMINATES THE WINTER SKY in this wide-angle photo taken from Australia by Gary A. Becker in February of 2001. The most luminous star in the sky, Rigel, is the lower right leg of the Orion, the Hunter, as we look at him. Betelgeuse, above and to the left could go supernova at any time in the next several million years. Near the bottom left of the photo is the brightest star of the night, Sirius, the Dog Star.|
MOON OCCULTS SATURN: This is the way the Saturn occultation will appear to the unaided eye or through binoculars or spotting scopes. Keep in mind that telescopes will often flip left and right around, as well as invert the image. Gary A. Becker diagram...