When:Tuesday, September 1 - Wednesday, September 30, a couple of hours after sunset
Target Audience:General Audience
Looking toward the south in September, there's really only one relatively bright star for most of us who live near cities. That star is called Fomalhaut, and it's got a pretty interesting story. Learn more in this month's episode of NASA's "What's Up" video series:
For more details and skywatching tips, visit NASA's Solar System Exploration website.
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