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Auriga

The charioteer; in Greek mythology, Erichthonius, son of Vulcan, the first person to attach four horses to a chariot.

Orion

The hunter; associated in Greek mythology with a son of Poseidon, but associated by the Sumerians with their great hero Gilgamesh.

Eridanus

The mythical river Eridanus; associated variously with the Nile or Po.

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The bull; said by the Sumerians to be charging at Orion the hunter, but in Greek mythology said to be Zeus in disguise.

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The hare; often depicted being chased by Orion and his two dogs.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Thu, Dec 9, 2021


Sunrise 07:15
Sunset 16:47
Twilight ends 18:23
begins 05:39

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

38%

5 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:54 17:04
Venus 10:02 19:27
Moon 12:11 22:52
Mars 05:41 15:35
Jupiter 11:33 22:08
Saturn 10:44 20:43

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 09 December 2021
Sunrise
07:15
Sunset
16:47
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:39

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

38%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:54 12:29 17:04
Venus 10:02 14:45 19:27
Moon 12:11 17:26 22:52
Mars 05:41 10:38 15:35
Jupiter 11:33 16:51 22:08
Saturn 10:44 15:44 20:43
All times shown in EST.