Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Silk tree (Albizia julibrissin) at Crothersville, July 18, 2009.
Link to Albizia julibrissin:
At Crothersville the bright star Vega transits the zenith. Vega is the only major star that transits zenith anywhere in Indiana.
Link to Vega:
Link to zenith:
Vega will transit zenith at any point at latitude 37.7837 degrees north once every sidereal day. From the place of the silk tree this will be a little bit down the road past the middle of Crothersville.
Link to sidereal day:
Tonight, July 22, 2009, Vega transits zenith at Crothersville at 8:21 pm local time.
Link to Vega transit calculator:
Posted by Nick at 4:39 AM