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Orion

The hunter; associated in Greek mythology with a son of Poseidon, but associated by the Sumerians with their great hero Gilgamesh.

Eridanus

The mythical river Eridanus; associated variously with the Nile or Po.

Taurus

The bull; said by the Sumerians to be charging at Orion the hunter, but in Greek mythology said to be Zeus in disguise.

Perseus

Perseus; in Greek mythology, the husband of Andromeda, also known for slaying Medusa the Gorgon.

Lepus

The hare; often depicted being chased by Orion and his two dogs.

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Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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Sat, Dec 5, 2020


Sunrise 06:58
Sunset 16:11
Twilight ends 17:52
begins 05:17

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

74%

20 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:20 15:41
Venus 04:41 14:51
Moon 21:21 11:12
Mars 13:20 02:22
Jupiter 10:00 19:21
Saturn 10:06 19:30

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 05 December 2020
Sunrise
06:58
Sunset
16:11
Twilight ends
17:52
Twilight begins
05:17

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

74%

20 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:20 11:01 15:41
Venus 04:41 09:46 14:51
Moon 21:21 03:42 11:12
Mars 13:20 19:50 02:22
Jupiter 10:00 14:41 19:21
Saturn 10:06 14:48 19:30
All times shown in EST.