When the sun shines on the world, the night sky will align.
That’s according to a research paper by two researchers at the University of Sussex, the University College London and the University Medical Centre at Groningen, who analysed data from the UK National Astronomical Observatory.
The paper, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, says that in the past, stars have aligned to the south-east of the equator, and that they’ve done so for a thousand years.
The scientists, from the University’s Department of Earth Sciences, analysed data on the positions of stars over the past five centuries from the NANOS-O3 satellite, which is located on the UK’s east coast, as well as other satellites.
They found that in addition to the starlight that passes overhead, there are also clouds of dust, which create a “spider’s web” of starlight, which also reflects sunlight.
The team, led by Dr Naiyar Khan, said that when it comes to the alignment of stars, there’s only one thing that can cause it: meteor showers.
In the past 100 years, there have been about 400 meteor showers, and the scientists found that about one in every six stars are aligned in a way that could lead to an alignment.
The star-aligned nights are expected to last about five minutes, so it’s important that people use telescopes and the stars in their skies to catch a glimpse of them.
This means that the alignment will be visible for longer.