Simulated image courtesy of Tom Ruen.
The Moon reaches first quarter phase – appearing high in the sky at sunset and setting in the west at around midnight.

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Lunar occultation of Spica

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Close approach of Mars and Uranus

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Lunar occultation of Antares

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Messier 55 is well placed

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Full Moon

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Mercury at greatest elongation east

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Lyra

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

Aquila

The eagle; in Greek mythology, the bird of Zeus and the retriever of his thunderbolts.

Sagittarius

The archer; usually drawn as a centaur – half man, half horse

Sagitta

The arrow; in Greek mythology, perhaps the arrow that Apollo used to kill the Cyclopes.

Scutum

The shield; a constellation honouring King John III Sobieski of Poland – the only politically inspired constellation still in use.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Sun, Jul 14, 2024


Sunrise 05:30
Sunset 20:24
Twilight ends 22:26
begins 03:27

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

59%

9 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:42 21:43
Venus 06:24 21:04
Moon 14:02 00:35
Mars 01:43 16:04
Jupiter 02:34 17:21
Saturn 23:03 10:25

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 14 July 2024
Sunrise
05:30
Sunset
20:24
Twilight ends
22:26
Twilight begins
03:27

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

59%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:42 14:42 21:43
Venus 06:24 13:44 21:04
Moon 14:02 19:23 00:35
Mars 01:43 08:54 16:04
Jupiter 02:34 09:58 17:21
Saturn 23:03 04:44 10:25
All times shown in EDT.