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The great bear, also known as the Big Dipper or the Plough. In Greek mythology, Callisto, lover of Zeus.

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The multi-headed water snake, slain by Hercules in Greek mythology.

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The compass; a southern constellation introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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The lion cub; introduced as a constellation by Johannes Hevelius in 1687.

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The air pump; a southern constellation introduced by Lacaille in 1756, originally the 'pneumatic machine'.

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The sextant; a constellation introduced by Johannes Hevelius in 1687, celebrating an instrument used to measure star positions.

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019


Sunrise 06:57
Sunset 17:48
Twilight ends 19:18
begins 05:27

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

97%

14 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:37 19:01
Venus 04:37 14:19
Moon 17:02 06:09
Mars 09:31 23:03
Jupiter 02:50 12:20
Saturn 04:41 14:15

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 18 February 2019
Sunrise
06:57
Sunset
17:48
Twilight ends
19:18
Twilight begins
05:27

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

97%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:37 13:19 19:01
Venus 04:37 09:28 14:19
Moon 17:02 00:00 06:09
Mars 09:31 16:17 23:03
Jupiter 02:50 07:35 12:20
Saturn 04:41 09:28 14:15
All times shown in EST.