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η–Aquarid meteor shower

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Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter

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C/2015 ER61 (PANSTARRS) at perihelion

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Bootes

The herdsman; in Greek mythology, Arcas, son of Zeus by Callisto.

Virgo

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

Lupus

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

Libra

The balance; a zodiacal constellation introduced by the Romans.

Serpens Caput

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

Canes Venatici

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

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Sun, Apr 30, 2017

All times shown in MDT.
Sunrise 06:39
Sunset 20:21
Twilight ends 21:58
begins 05:01

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

Rise Set
Mercury 06:02 18:58
Venus 04:51 17:06
Moon 10:48 00:57
Mars 08:00 22:29
Jupiter 18:05 05:48
Saturn 23:51 09:38

The sky on 30 April 2017
Sunrise 06:39
Sunset 20:21
Twilight ends
21:58
Twilight begins
05:01

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

All times shown in MDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:02 12:30 18:58
Venus 04:51 10:59 17:06
Moon 10:48 17:52 00:57
Mars 08:00 15:15 22:29
Jupiter 18:05 23:54 05:48
Saturn 23:51 04:47 09:38