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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.

Corvus

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

Libra

The balance; a zodiacal constellation introduced by the Romans.

Canes Venatici

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

Coma Berenices

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

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77.49°W
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Mon, Apr 23, 2018


Sunrise 06:21
Sunset 19:53
Twilight ends 21:31
begins 04:43

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

53%

7 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:27 17:39
Venus 07:34 22:01
Moon 13:27 02:36
Mars 01:46 11:12
Jupiter 21:04 07:24
Saturn 00:56 10:28

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 23 April 2018
Sunrise
06:21
Sunset
19:53
Twilight ends
21:31
Twilight begins
04:43

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

53%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:27 11:33 17:39
Venus 07:34 14:48 22:01
Moon 13:27 20:24 02:36
Mars 01:46 06:29 11:12
Jupiter 21:04 02:16 07:24
Saturn 00:56 05:42 10:28
All times shown in EDT.