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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The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is well placed

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Close approach of the Moon and Mars

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Ursa Minor

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

Ophiuchus

The serpent bearer; in Greek mythology, Asclepius, the god of medicine, depicted in the sky holding the snake Serpens.

Corona Borealis

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

Serpens Caput

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

Hercules

Hercules; a large yet dark constellation representing the greatest hero of Greek mythology.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Wed, May 29, 2024


Sunrise 05:21
Sunset 20:17
Twilight ends 22:19
begins 03:19

21-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

52%

21 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 04:36 18:40
Venus 05:19 20:04
Moon 01:03 11:11
Mars 03:15 16:14
Jupiter 05:00 19:32
Saturn 02:02 13:23

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 29 May 2024
Sunrise
05:21
Sunset
20:17
Twilight ends
22:19
Twilight begins
03:19

21-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

52%

21 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:36 11:38 18:40
Venus 05:19 12:42 20:04
Moon 01:03 06:02 11:11
Mars 03:15 09:45 16:14
Jupiter 05:00 12:16 19:32
Saturn 02:02 07:42 13:23
All times shown in EDT.