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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.

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.

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

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Thu, May 28, 2020


Sunrise 05:24
Sunset 20:16
Twilight ends 22:17
begins 03:23

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

37%

6 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:43 22:08
Venus 05:51 21:08
Moon 10:58 00:39
Mars 01:50 12:46
Jupiter 23:34 09:08
Saturn 23:50 09:32

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 28 May 2020
Sunrise
05:24
Sunset
20:16
Twilight ends
22:17
Twilight begins
03:23

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

37%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:43 14:26 22:08
Venus 05:51 13:29 21:08
Moon 10:58 18:09 00:39
Mars 01:50 07:18 12:46
Jupiter 23:34 04:23 09:08
Saturn 23:50 04:43 09:32
All times shown in EDT.