The Moon in conjunction with Venus and Jupiter, with the Very Large Telescope in the foreground. Image © Y. Beletsky, ESO, 2009.
The Moon and Saturn pass within 3°27' of each other.

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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.

Pisces

Two fishes, swimming in opposite directions with their tails connected by a cord.

Sculptor

The sculptor – originally, the sculptor's studio; a modern constellation introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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Mon, Sep 25, 2017

All times shown in EDT.
Sunrise 06:59
Sunset 19:01
Twilight ends 20:30
begins 05:30

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

Rise Set
Mercury 06:05 18:43
Venus 04:50 18:02
Moon 12:13 22:26
Mars 05:20 18:17
Jupiter 08:58 20:03
Saturn 13:28 23:01

The sky on 25 September 2017
Sunrise 06:59
Sunset 19:01
Twilight ends
20:30
Twilight begins
05:30

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:05 12:24 18:43
Venus 04:50 11:26 18:02
Moon 12:13 17:20 22:26
Mars 05:20 11:49 18:17
Jupiter 08:58 14:31 20:03
Saturn 13:28 18:14 23:01