Star Maps Of The Northern Hemisphere 50 lattitude

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Star map April Star map April

The winter constellation Gemini (Twins), Orion, Taurus, (Bull) are in the south. The plejades are twinkling, standing between Perseus and Cassiopeia. In the East the blue Sirius of the Canis Major, (Big Dog), helps you to find the unicorn and the white Prokyon in Canis Minor (Little Dog). On the ecliptic lie the Cancer and the Lion. The lion is a big constellation with the bright star Regulus.

 North the Great Bear (Ursa Major), and the Ursa Minor (little bear). The dragon, Cepheus, cygnus (Swan) are to find in the North. 

West: there are Andromeda, Pegasus, triangulum, aries, pisces (fishes)

Near the southern horizont there are Eridanus and Cetus.

Orion the hunter has three promenent stars in the middle, the Orion belt. You find Betelgeuze at his schoulder, a red giant and Rigel at his foot. Rigel twinkels in blue-white. 

My Book "Astronomie der Jahrhunderte - eine Wissenschaft und ihre Philosophie" has not been translated into English. You find the book on my German site.

The Solar Eclipse in America was a wonderfull thing to look at. You can see it at Nasa in a live stream.

Will we see a solar eclipe on every planet. We will only see a solar eclipse on Earth. The distance of the Moon and his dimater fits ecactly the diameter of the sun. 

During totality you see the corona and the red protuberances. It is dark and cool and you feel the wind.  At the end of totality you see a dimond ring. And the Moon wanders and fee give the sun free.

Planets in April

The planet have a break. Jupiter can be see after sunset in the west. Merkur courld be seen in the first days of April. Venus could be observed at the sun eclipse at the day sky. 

The Moon Today

In the night from 23rd of April to 24th at 01:49 o'clock there is full moon.

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