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The lyre; often said to be played by Orpheus, the greatest musician of his age.

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The archer; usually drawn as a centaur – half man, half horse

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The dragon; in Greek mythology, Ladon, guard of the tree on which golden apples grew, slain by Hercules.

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The arrow; in Greek mythology, perhaps the arrow that Apollo used to kill the Cyclopes.

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The shield; a constellation honouring King John III Sobieski of Poland – the only politically inspired constellation still in use.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Tue, Jul 5, 2022


Sunrise 05:23
Sunset 20:28
Twilight ends 22:34
begins 03:17

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

43%

6 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 04:28 19:32
Venus 03:29 18:16
Moon 11:30 00:21
Mars 01:15 14:31
Jupiter 00:19 12:38
Saturn 22:36 08:58

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 05 July 2022
Sunrise
05:23
Sunset
20:28
Twilight ends
22:34
Twilight begins
03:17

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

43%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:28 12:00 19:32
Venus 03:29 10:53 18:16
Moon 11:30 18:01 00:21
Mars 01:15 07:53 14:31
Jupiter 00:19 06:29 12:38
Saturn 22:36 03:47 08:58
All times shown in EDT.