November 28, 2021

Tonight at 8 pm, you will find the familiar sight of Orion the Hunter rising in the east. Seeing Orion this early is a good reminder that winter is just around the corner. The winter solstice occurs this year on December 21, 2021, at 9:59 am.

The constellation Orion rising on November 28, 2021, at 8 pm. Also identified are the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel and the emission nebula Messier 42. Image created using Stellarium.