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Piscis Austrinus

The southern fish; the parent of the two fish depicted by Pisces.

Pegasus

The winged horse; in Greek mythology, used by Zeus to carry thunder and lightning.

Cepheus

King Cepheus of Ethiopeia; in Greek mythology, the king of Ethiopia, descended from Zeus and Io.

Capricornus

The sea goat; associated with Pan in Greek mythology, god of the countryside.

Lacerta

The lizard; introduced as a constellation by Johannes Hevelius in 1690.

Equuleus

The little horse; a tiny yet ancient constellation with no mythological association.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Sat, Aug 18, 2018


Sunrise 06:24
Sunset 20:00
Twilight ends 21:39
begins 04:46

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

58%

7 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:21 19:05
Venus 10:17 21:44
Moon 14:19 00:02
Mars 19:01 04:02
Jupiter 13:02 23:24
Saturn 16:47 02:19

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 18 August 2018
Sunrise
06:24
Sunset
20:00
Twilight ends
21:39
Twilight begins
04:46

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

58%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:21 12:13 19:05
Venus 10:17 16:00 21:44
Moon 14:19 19:29 00:02
Mars 19:01 23:29 04:02
Jupiter 13:02 18:13 23:24
Saturn 16:47 21:31 02:19
All times shown in EDT.