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

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Date:01.03.2006 Time:21:35 UT
Exposure:3min 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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The prominent winter constellations, making up the winter hexagon, sink down to the western horizon at midnight in February. The bright object between the constellations Leo and Gemini is planet Saturn in Cancer in the year 2006.