Friday, March 19
At this time of year, stepping outside after dark and looking high overhead in the northwest will net you the bright star Capella in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. Capella is a yellow-white star (actually a binary, but its components are challenging to separate) whose name means “she-goat.” Just south of the star is a small, three-star asterism called The Kids; one of these stars is Epsilon (ϵ) Aurigae. …..more.