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Close approach of the Moon and M44

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C/2018 W2 (Africano) reaches its brightest

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M31 is well placed

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Piscis Austrinus

The southern fish; the parent of the two fish depicted by Pisces.

Pegasus

The winged horse; in Greek mythology, used by Zeus to carry thunder and lightning.

Cepheus

King Cepheus of Ethiopeia; in Greek mythology, the king of Ethiopia, descended from Zeus and Io.

Aquarius

The water bearer; in Greek mythology, Ganymede, wine-waiter to the Gods and lover of Zeus.

Lacerta

The lizard; introduced as a constellation by Johannes Hevelius in 1690.

Equuleus

The little horse; a tiny yet ancient constellation with no mythological association.

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77.49°W
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Sat, Sep 21, 2019


Sunrise 06:55
Sunset 19:08
Twilight ends 20:38
begins 05:25

22-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

54%

22 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 08:05 19:41
Venus 07:46 19:37
Moon 23:58 13:40
Mars 06:23 18:56
Jupiter 13:25 22:55
Saturn 15:22 00:55

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 21 September 2019
Sunrise
06:55
Sunset
19:08
Twilight ends
20:38
Twilight begins
05:25

22-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

54%

22 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:05 13:53 19:41
Venus 07:46 13:42 19:37
Moon 23:58 06:25 13:40
Mars 06:23 12:40 18:56
Jupiter 13:25 18:10 22:55
Saturn 15:22 20:06 00:55
All times shown in EDT.