posted on Feb, 13 2009 @ 07:18 AM
reply to post by Chadwickus
Good suggestion Mr.Wickus.
Although I use Stellarium and a telescope I'm still just getting my feet wet with this astrology stuff. Next clear night I will get a
time/location/picture and hopefully some of the pro's can figure this problem out. It most definitely is not a planet/satellite/comet, that I know
from first hand visual experience (700 mm lens with 8mm eyepiece=87X).
Wickus if you want to throw a guess out, I can give you a rough location for the mysterious (IMO) light. Fire up Stellarium and load Toronto as your
location. Change your time to 2am, then look in the SW. 3 stars (Pollux,Regulus,Procyon) should stick out at around 5 - 15 degrees ALT. Make a
triangle out of those 3 stars and the mystery star should be somewhere in there (at around 2am).
Keep in mind that is a very rough estimate and it was 1 - 2 weeks ago that I was observing this particular star (although I've seen it many
[edit on 13-2-2009 by TheRealDonPedros]