Simulated image courtesy of Tom Ruen.
The Moon reaches last quarter phase – rising in the east at around midnight and appearing high in the sky by sunrise.

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Messier 4 is well placed

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Close approach of the Moon and Saturn

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Lunar occultation of Saturn

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Close approach of the Moon and Neptune

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Close approach of the Moon and Mars

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Close approach of Jupiter and Mercury

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Scorpius

The scorpion; said to have stung the hunter Orion to death in Greek mythology.

Ursa Minor

The lesser bear; in Greek mythology, one of the nymphs that nursed Zeus as an infant.

Corona Borealis

The northern crown; in Greek mythology, worn by the Princess Ariadne on her wedding day.

Lupus

The wolf; an ancient constellation, but without mythological association.

Serpens Caput

The serpent's head; held by Ophiuchus and part of the same constellation as Serpens Cauda.

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San Diego

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

32.72°N
117.16°W
PDT

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Sun, May 26, 2024


Sunrise 05:41
Sunset 19:47
Twilight ends 21:26
begins 04:02

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

80%

18 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 04:44 18:06
Venus 05:36 19:32
Moon 22:25 08:08
Mars 03:24 16:03
Jupiter 05:25 19:15
Saturn 02:02 13:35

All times shown in PDT.
The sky on 26 May 2024
Sunrise
05:41
Sunset
19:47
Twilight ends
21:26
Twilight begins
04:02

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

80%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:44 11:25 18:06
Venus 05:36 12:34 19:32
Moon 22:25 03:16 08:08
Mars 03:24 09:43 16:03
Jupiter 05:25 12:20 19:15
Saturn 02:02 07:49 13:35
All times shown in PDT.