Strange nights in Orion

I started getting into astronomy a bit over half a century ago, so I’ve looked at Orion a lot. It’s so interesting to see Betelgeuse dimming recently. It’s gone from 11th brightest to 24th, as of mid-Feb 2020. By my eye, it’s now about the same as Bellatrix, Orion’s other shoulder. To show the dimming […]