Simulated image courtesy of Tom Ruen.
The Moon reaches first quarter phase – appearing high in the sky at sunset and setting in the west at around midnight.

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The Whirlpool Galaxy is well placed

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Messier 83 is well placed

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Messier 3 is well placed

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136108 Haumea at opposition

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Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks reaches peak brightness

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Bootes

The herdsman; in Greek mythology, Arcas, son of Zeus by Callisto.

Virgo

The virgin; in Greek mythology, the goddess of justice.

Corvus

The crow; in Greek mythology, sent by Apollo in search of water.

Canes Venatici

The hunting dogs; introduced by Johannes Hevelius in 1687, and said to be held by the herdsman Bootes.

Coma Berenices

The hair of Queen Berenice of Egypt; introduced as a constellation by Vopel in 1536.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Mon, Apr 15, 2024


Sunrise 06:11
Sunset 19:32
Twilight ends 21:12
begins 04:31

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

58%

7 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:51 18:59
Venus 05:48 18:20
Moon 11:19 03:10
Mars 04:51 16:16
Jupiter 07:22 21:33
Saturn 04:46 15:59

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 15 April 2024
Sunrise
06:11
Sunset
19:32
Twilight ends
21:12
Twilight begins
04:31

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

58%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:51 12:25 18:59
Venus 05:48 12:04 18:20
Moon 11:19 19:19 03:10
Mars 04:51 10:34 16:16
Jupiter 07:22 14:27 21:33
Saturn 04:46 10:22 15:59
All times shown in EDT.