Tour 15 of the Brightest Stars on New Year's Eve (VIDEO)

Every year around the winter solstice, all 15 of the northern night sky’s brightest stars – those first-magnitude and brighter – are above the horizon and visible sometime between sunset and sunrise. Get the New Year off to a good start by coming along with Scott Levine and the Worldwide Telescope on our interactive video tour!

Note: This video is interactive! Besides the usual video controls, you can also use this as a window on the night sky. To start exploring, first pause the video, then click and drag the view to other parts of the sky, or zoom in

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