Astronomy 1L (Lab Class) Information
Altitude-Azimuth Project: List of Objects for Fall (2011)
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(The stars are the same every year, but the planets that are visible are different)
Northern Stars
Polaris = Alpha (α) Ursae Minoris
Kochab = Kocab = Beta (β) Ursae Minoris
Dubhe = Alpha (α) Ursae Majoris
Alioth = Epsilon (ε) Ursae Majoris
Alkaid = Eta (η) Ursae Majoris
Caph = Beta (β) Cassiopeiae
Eltanin = Etamin = Gamma (γ) Draconis
Alderamin = Alpha (α) Cephei

Stars Up Early
Spica = Alpha (α) Virginis
Antares = Alpha (α) Scorpii
Shaula = Lambda (λ) Scorpii
Arcturus = Alpha (α) Bo÷tis
Alphecca = Alpha (α) Coronae Borealis
Rasalhague = Alpha (α) Ophiuchi
Vega = Alpha (α) Lyrae
Deneb = Alpha (α) Cygni
Altair = Alpha (α) Aquilae
Albireo = Beta (β) Cygni
Enif = Epsilon (ε) Pegasi
Scheat = Beta (β) Pegasi
Markab = Alpha (α) Pegasi
Algenib = Gamma (γ) Pegasi
Alpheratz = Alpha (α) Andromedae
Fomalhaut = Alpha (α) Piscis Austrini
Deneb Kaitos = Diphda = Beta (β) Ceti
Mirach = Beta (β) Andromedae
Almach = Almaak = Gamma (γ) Andromedae
Hamal = Alpha (α) Arietis
Mirfak = Alpha (α) Persei
Algol = Beta (β) Persei
Stars Up Later
Capella = Alpha (α) Aurigae
Aldebaran = Alpha (α) Tauri
Betelgeuse = Alpha (α) Orionis
Rigel = Beta (β) Orionis
Sirius = Alpha (α) Canis Majoris
Adhara = Epsilon (ε) Canis Majoris
Procyon = Alpha (α) Canis Minoris
Castor = Alpha (α) Geminorum
Pollux = Beta (β) Geminorum
El Nath = Alnath = Beta (β) Tauri
Alhena = Gamma (γ) Geminorum
Regulus = Alpha (α) Leonis
Algieba = Gamma (γ) Leonis
Denebola = Beta (β) Leonis
Alphard = Alpha (α) Hydrae

Planets
(Changes from year to year)
(Times for late in semester)
Venus (early evening)
Jupiter (all evening)
Mars (late evening)