Sirius Look of the Month !

Northern Hemisphere

Saturn in the Spotlight! (November/December.)

Out of all the planets in the sky, Saturn always seems to stir the
most enthusiasm. At opposition in October, Saturn rises in the east in the
constellation of Pisces. Starting in mid October you can see Saturn all
night long for about a month. Saturn is in the spotlight for the NASA
community as well. The launching of the Cassini spacecraft on October the
6th is the largest undertaking that Nasa has put together. This
international spacecraft has seven years before rendezvous with Saturn.
Saturn, almost a billion miles away from the Sun, can be viewed with even
the most modest of telescopes. Larger telescopes can even glimpse storms on
the planet. See what you can view of the mystical planet that has captured
the imagination of countness people!!

Sirius Lookers Astronomy Club of Sedona
c/o Dennis Young
PO Box 87
Sedona, Arizona 86336

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