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Lyra

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

Ophiuchus

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

Draco

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

Hercules

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

Serpens Cauda

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

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Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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Fri, Jun 18, 2021


Sunrise 05:05
Sunset 20:25
Twilight ends 22:41
begins 02:49

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

66%

8 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 04:44 19:13
Venus 06:45 21:59
Moon 13:11 01:42
Mars 07:59 22:45
Jupiter 23:55 10:34
Saturn 23:03 08:55

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 18 June 2021
Sunrise
05:05
Sunset
20:25
Twilight ends
22:41
Twilight begins
02:49

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

66%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:44 11:59 19:13
Venus 06:45 14:22 21:59
Moon 13:11 19:32 01:42
Mars 07:59 15:22 22:45
Jupiter 23:55 05:14 10:34
Saturn 23:03 03:59 08:55
All times shown in EDT.