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All the Sky
of April
at about midnight Local Time (LT), northern hemisphere,
or March 2:00 LT or May 22:00 LT
northern night sky of april

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Date:09.05.2005 Time:21:05 UT
Exposure:5min Field of View:180o
Emulsion:Fuji Provia 400F Optics:f=8mm 1/4.0
Place:Tübingen, southern Germany   Observer:Till Credner
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At midnight in april the constellation of Ursa Major is still overhead for northern hemisphere observers. The last winter constellations Auriga, Gemini, and Canis Minor are visible in the western sky and the prominent summer constellation Lyra is rising in the east. Virgo with its brightest star Spica just has reached its highest position in the southern direction. The image of 2005 shows the planets Jupiter in Virgo and Saturn in Gemini.