I love the winter sky. It is so much nicer to view since I moved to an area where the winter nights warm and balmy and usually clear. When I lived in western Pennsylvania the winter nights were usually cloudy and if they were not, they were way too cold to enjoy star gazing.
What is it that makes the winter night so special, you may ask. The sky holds beauty and wonder every night of the year but there are some nice views that only the winter sky holds and that can be seen before midnight. That is important to old folks who don't like to loose too much of their beauty sleep. Take a look up tonight and you will see Jupiter playing tag with The Pleiades star cluster. Orion is up there in all its glory and the bright nebula on the sword. The more you look the more you see. If you sit in side and watch prime time TV all night, you will miss a lot of impressive sights. Now, you all have a great day, you hear?