I know, sorry.
But it is that time.
The time when we watch the skies for the pre-dawn reappearance of the beautiful and brilliant star of Isis, Sirius.
Thanks to the wonders of modern online astronomical calculators, we can know pretty precisely when the Fair Star of the Waters will rise before the sun in our area. (To use the calculator, just enter your email and the password: softtests. You will need to know the latitude of your area and its altitude. Both of those are easily google-able.)
I’ve written a number of posts about Sirius and Isis. Here are the links, all in one place:
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