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Tue, Apr 20, 2021


Sunrise 06:27
Sunset 19:55
Twilight ends 21:31
begins 04:47

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

57%

8 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:32 19:54
Venus 06:48 20:20
Moon 12:26 02:56
Mars 09:31 00:35
Jupiter 03:52 14:29
Saturn 03:12 13:19

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 20 April 2021
Sunrise
06:27
Sunset
19:55
Twilight ends
21:31
Twilight begins
04:47

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

57%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:32 13:13 19:54
Venus 06:48 13:34 20:20
Moon 12:26 20:05 02:56
Mars 09:31 17:03 00:35
Jupiter 03:52 09:10 14:29
Saturn 03:12 08:15 13:19
All times shown in EDT.