As you make your way home from New Years Eve Parties, make sure you look to the west! The great constellation of Orion will be setting
When to look: From 12am – 4am, 1st January
Which direction to look: Very low to the western horizon
You may be familiar with “The Saucepan” the group of stars shaped like a sauce pan. While not recognised by the International Astronomy Union as a constellation, it is recognised as an asterism – a prominent group of stars in a pattern that is smaller than a constellation.