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All the Sky
of January
at about midnight Local Time (LT), northern hemisphere,
or December 2:00 LT or February 22:00 LT
northern night sky of january

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Date:24.12.2006 Time:0:06 UT
Exposure:10min Field of View:180o
Emulsion:Fuji Provia 400F Optics:f=8mm 1/4.0
Place:Römerstein, Swabian Alb,  
southern Germany
Observer:Till Credner
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Most prominent in January are the constellations of the winter hexagon. It is build by bright stars of the constellations Orion, Canis Major, Gemini, Canis Minor, Auriga, and Taurus. The constellation of Leo is already rising in the eastern direction at midnight. The bright object right of the constellation Leo is planet Saturn in the year 2006.