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Orion

The hunter; associated in Greek mythology with a son of Poseidon, but associated by the Sumerians with their great hero Gilgamesh.

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The mythical river Eridanus; associated variously with the Nile or Po.

Taurus

The bull; said by the Sumerians to be charging at Orion the hunter, but in Greek mythology said to be Zeus in disguise.

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Perseus; in Greek mythology, the husband of Andromeda, also known for slaying Medusa the Gorgon.

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The ram; in Greek mythology, the animal whose golden fleece was recovered by Jason and the Argonauts.

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The furnace; originally a chemist's distillation furnace, introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Thu, Nov 23, 2017

All times shown in EST.
Sunrise 07:00
Sunset 16:49
Twilight ends 18:23
begins 05:27

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

Rise Set
Mercury 08:56 17:59
Venus 06:03 16:16
Moon 11:05 21:05
Mars 03:32 14:54
Jupiter 05:09 15:45
Saturn 08:58 18:29

The sky on 23 November 2017
Sunrise 07:00
Sunset 16:49
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:27

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:56 13:28 17:59
Venus 06:03 11:10 16:16
Moon 11:05 16:05 21:05
Mars 03:32 09:13 14:54
Jupiter 05:09 10:27 15:45
Saturn 08:58 13:44 18:29