The Winter Sky
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Our Night Sky
Taught by Professor Edward M. Murphy | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course, The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses
Continuing your focus on the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere, survey the magnificent winter sky, dominated by Orion. "Star hop" around the region, which includes a wealth of interesting stars, globular clusters, nebulae, and other features, especially the Orion Nebula—the finest nebula in the northern sky—and the Pleiades and Hyades star clusters in Taurus.