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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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42.38°N
71.11°W
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Wed, Aug 21, 2019


Sunrise 05:56
Sunset 19:36
Twilight ends 21:21
begins 04:11

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

73%

20 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 04:46 19:06
Venus 06:05 19:47
Moon 22:49 11:20
Mars 06:15 19:50
Jupiter 15:00 00:17
Saturn 17:10 02:24

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 21 August 2019
Sunrise
05:56
Sunset
19:36
Twilight ends
21:21
Twilight begins
04:11

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

73%

20 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:46 11:56 19:06
Venus 06:05 12:56 19:47
Moon 22:49 04:52 11:20
Mars 06:15 13:02 19:50
Jupiter 15:00 19:36 00:17
Saturn 17:10 21:45 02:24
All times shown in EDT.