Tonight in the south at 7pm you will find star Rigel in Orion next to the star Beta Eridani. This is the start of the constellation Eridanus the River which fills most of the southern sky at this time.

Learn more about Rigel, Orion’s brightest star.

Image: Orion with Rigel at bottom right, at optical wavelengths plus Hα to emphasize gas clouds.

Image Credit: Rogelio Bernal Andreo [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons