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The virgin; in Greek mythology, the goddess of justice.


The lion of Nemea; in Greek mythology, a monster slain by Hercules.


The crow; in Greek mythology, sent by Apollo in search of water.

Canes Venatici

The hunting dogs; introduced by Johannes Hevelius in 1687, and said to be held by the herdsman Bootes.


The cup; in Greek mythology, clutched by the crow Crater in its search for water.

Coma Berenices

The hair of Queen Berenice of Egypt; introduced as a constellation by Vopel in 1536.

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Mon, Mar 27, 2017


All times shown in EDT.
Sunrise: 06:47
Sunset: 19:14
Twilight  from 05:14
until 20:47

29-day old moon
Age of Moon: 29  days

Rise Set
Mercury 07:21 20:47
Venus 06:01 19:08
Moon 06:48 18:39
Mars 08:14 22:14
Jupiter 20:05 07:33
Saturn 01:43 11:07

The sky on 27 March 2017
Sunrise: 06:47
Sunset: 19:14
from 05:14
until 20:47

29-day old moon
Age of Moon:
29 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:21 14:04 20:47
Venus 06:01 12:34 19:08
Moon 06:48 12:43 18:39
Mars 08:14 15:14 22:14
Jupiter 20:05 01:51 07:33
Saturn 01:43 06:25 11:07