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Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter

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Lyra

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

Sagittarius

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

Draco

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

Serpens Cauda

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

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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Wed, Jun 28, 2017

All times shown in EDT.
Sunrise 05:45
Sunset 20:38
Twilight ends 22:37
begins 03:46

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

Rise Set
Mercury 06:20 21:19
Venus 03:10 17:03
Moon 11:03 00:06
Mars 06:24 21:16
Jupiter 13:43 01:26
Saturn 19:24 05:02

The sky on 28 June 2017
Sunrise 05:45
Sunset 20:38
Twilight ends
22:37
Twilight begins
03:46

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:20 13:50 21:19
Venus 03:10 10:06 17:03
Moon 11:03 17:35 00:06
Mars 06:24 13:50 21:16
Jupiter 13:43 19:32 01:26
Saturn 19:24 00:15 05:02