The Moon rises in the east at around midnight and appears high in the sky at sunrise.

Events Calendar » More »

M4 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

1 Ceres at opposition

From the Dwarf Planets feed

M13 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

New Moon

From the Moon feed

M12 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

Close approach of the Moon and Mars

From the Appulses feed

Constellations More »

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.

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.

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.

Astronomical Charts

Guides to Astronomy

Ephemerides

Latest Tweets

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

Color scheme


Mon, May 27, 2019


Sunrise 05:47
Sunset 20:24
Twilight ends 22:17
begins 03:54

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

44%

23 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:10 21:04
Venus 04:47 18:33
Moon 02:30 13:30
Mars 07:51 22:51
Jupiter 21:23 06:57
Saturn 23:24 09:04

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 27 May 2019
Sunrise
05:47
Sunset
20:24
Twilight ends
22:17
Twilight begins
03:54

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

44%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:10 13:37 21:04
Venus 04:47 11:40 18:33
Moon 02:30 08:00 13:30
Mars 07:51 15:21 22:51
Jupiter 21:23 02:12 06:57
Saturn 23:24 04:16 09:04
All times shown in EDT.