What sky is the star located?
It was a Florida man who once realised that a compressed air could be used to create cool air.
Then later innovations in the USA led to the creation of the most widely used and important building cooling system to have ever been invented.
USA has changed the world in this one aspect alone.
Actually, Sirius is emerging from behind the Sun right now. In one week it will be visible at many latitudes, given good viewing conditions. The earliest I have spotted Sirius is August 7.
I merely thought the dog days were towards the end of the summer when it was exceedingly hot and dry day in and day out....ready for fall to arrive...
aka - I also call this time of year, the Scorpion Nights of Summer.
Start looking for Orion rising in the east just before sunrise. A take off of Groundhog Day. When you finally see Orion before sunrise, there are 6 more weeks of summer :=)
As a young lad growing up in Minnesota,
the dog days of summer made reference
to poor fishing results. The water
in lakes and rivers warmed up, and
the fish wouldn’t bite on anything.
Something to do with less oxygen in