February 2015 star calendar

Star calendar 1–28 February 2015

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1 Feb     At dusk, the first stars visible near the moon are Procyon, 1 fist-width to the lower right, and Betelgeuse, 2 fist-widths to the upper right. Soon the Gemini Twins follow 1 fist-width to the upper left.

5 Feb     Jupiter, Regulus and the moon line up in the east tonight.

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January 2015 Star Calendar

Star calendar 1–31 January 2015

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1 Jan      High in the east at sunset, the Pleiades Cluster is 1 fist-width above or to the upper left of the moon. Aldebaran is 3 finger-widths to the lower left.

2 Jan      Gemini and Orion are high in the southeast by midnight.

3 Jan      Just after dark, Gemini is to the moon’s lower left and Orion to its lower right.

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