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Uranus at opposition

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Full Moon

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NGC 869 is well placed

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NGC 884 is well placed

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Close approach of the Moon and M44

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Moon at Last Quarter

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Aries

The ram; in Greek mythology, the animal whose golden fleece was recovered by Jason and the Argonauts.

Cetus

The sea monster, which in Greek mythology attacked Cepheus's territory and Andromeda, but which was slain by Perseus.

Andromeda

The Princess Andromeda; in Greek mythology, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia and husband of Perseus.

Cassiopeia

Queen Cassiopeia; in Greek mythology, wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.

Triangulum

The triangle; appearing similar to a capital delta in the Greek alphabet.

Fornax

The furnace; originally a chemist's distillation furnace, introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Sun, Oct 21, 2018


Sunrise 07:24
Sunset 18:22
Twilight ends 19:51
begins 05:55

12-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

93%

12 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 09:06 19:05
Venus 08:19 18:07
Moon 17:18 03:53
Mars 15:24 01:23
Jupiter 09:44 19:44
Saturn 12:42 22:09

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 21 October 2018
Sunrise
07:24
Sunset
18:22
Twilight ends
19:51
Twilight begins
05:55

12-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

93%

12 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 09:06 14:06 19:05
Venus 08:19 13:13 18:07
Moon 17:18 23:05 03:53
Mars 15:24 20:23 01:23
Jupiter 09:44 14:44 19:44
Saturn 12:42 17:25 22:09
All times shown in EDT.