October 6, 2021

The variable star Algol will be at minima tonight at 10:23 pm CDT. You can find Algol in the northeast by 7:30 pm. If you start watching Algol around 9:30 pm, you should notice the star begin to fade. Algol is an eclipsing binary star of which you can learn more about at AAVSO.

Perseus and the variable star Algol rising in the northeast at 7:30 pm. Image created using Stellarium.