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Autumn sky: looking south

Duration: 02:41

Patrick Moore and his guest Dr John Mason discuss the main constellation northern hemisphere stargazers can see when looking south in autumn - Pegasus.
In mythology Pegasus was a flying horse, in the night sky it is a square.
Sights in this region of the sky include star clusters and a group of five galaxies called Stephan's Quintet.

Available since: Thu 11 Aug 2011


Patrick Moore
Chris Lintott

This clip is from

The Sky at Night Autumn Sky

Sir Patrick Moore hosts an autumn equinox party in his garden.

First broadcast: 06 Oct 2008

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