The Southern Cross climbs highest – due south – in the evening around now. Latitudes like Hawaii can see it. It’s possible to see from latitudes like the far-southern contiguous U.S., but difficult.
It’s still winter in the Northern Hemisphere. As the cold days slowly get longer, a sure sign of spring is already in our skies.
From the Northern Hemisphere, a fairly bright North Star marks the direction north. From the Southern Hemisphere, the Southern Cross points the way south.
Venus sinks toward the sun
Orion the Hunter is easy to spot