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Leo

The lion of Nemea; in Greek mythology, a monster slain by Hercules.

Ursa Major

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

Hydra

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

Leo Minor

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

Antlia

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

Sextans

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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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Sun, Feb 25, 2018

Sunrise 06:47
Sunset 17:56
Twilight ends 19:25
begins 05:18

10-day old moon
Age of Moon
10 days

Rise Set
Mercury 07:12 18:28
Venus 07:23 18:50
Moon 13:30 02:53
Mars 02:11 11:41
Jupiter 00:07 10:16
Saturn 03:32 13:03

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 25 February 2018
Sunrise 06:47
Sunset 17:56
Twilight ends
19:25
Twilight begins
05:18

10-day old moon
Age of Moon
10 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:12 12:50 18:28
Venus 07:23 13:06 18:50
Moon 13:30 20:43 02:53
Mars 02:11 06:56 11:41
Jupiter 00:07 05:11 10:16
Saturn 03:32 08:17 13:03