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Scorpius

The scorpion; said to have stung the hunter Orion to death in Greek mythology.

Ursa Minor

The lesser bear; in Greek mythology, one of the nymphs that nursed Zeus as an infant.

Ophiuchus

The serpent bearer; in Greek mythology, Asclepius, the god of medicine, depicted in the sky holding the snake Serpens.

Corona Borealis

The northern crown; in Greek mythology, worn by the Princess Ariadne on her wedding day.

Lupus

The wolf; an ancient constellation, but without mythological association.

Hercules

Hercules; a large yet dark constellation representing the greatest hero of Greek mythology.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Mon, Jun 1, 2020


Sunrise 05:45
Sunset 20:29
Twilight ends 22:25
begins 03:50

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

73%

10 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:15 22:22
Venus 05:54 20:47
Moon 15:59 03:12
Mars 01:56 13:02
Jupiter 23:29 09:14
Saturn 23:45 09:38

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 01 June 2020
Sunrise
05:45
Sunset
20:29
Twilight ends
22:25
Twilight begins
03:50

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

73%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:15 14:49 22:22
Venus 05:54 13:21 20:47
Moon 15:59 21:51 03:12
Mars 01:56 07:29 13:02
Jupiter 23:29 04:24 09:14
Saturn 23:45 04:44 09:38
All times shown in EDT.