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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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77.49°W
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Sun, Aug 18, 2019


Sunrise 06:24
Sunset 20:00
Twilight ends 21:39
begins 04:45

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

90%

17 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:05 19:17
Venus 06:29 20:09
Moon 21:59 08:55
Mars 06:48 20:17
Jupiter 15:27 01:03
Saturn 17:38 03:12

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 18 August 2019
Sunrise
06:24
Sunset
20:00
Twilight ends
21:39
Twilight begins
04:45

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

90%

17 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:05 12:11 19:17
Venus 06:29 13:19 20:09
Moon 21:59 03:13 08:55
Mars 06:48 13:32 20:17
Jupiter 15:27 20:13 01:03
Saturn 17:38 22:23 03:12
All times shown in EDT.