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Leo

The lion of Nemea; in Greek mythology, a monster slain by Hercules.

Ursa Major

The great bear, also known as the Big Dipper or the Plough. In Greek mythology, Callisto, lover of Zeus.

Hydra

The multi-headed water snake, slain by Hercules in Greek mythology.

Leo Minor

The lion cub; introduced as a constellation by Johannes Hevelius in 1687.

Antlia

The air pump; a southern constellation introduced by Lacaille in 1756, originally the 'pneumatic machine'.

Sextans

The sextant; a constellation introduced by Johannes Hevelius in 1687, celebrating an instrument used to measure star positions.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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Sat, Feb 23, 2019


Sunrise 06:35
Sunset 17:34
Twilight ends 19:06
begins 05:04

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

75%

19 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:15 19:03
Venus 04:29 14:04
Moon 22:44 09:09
Mars 08:59 22:47
Jupiter 02:22 11:40
Saturn 04:12 13:34

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 23 February 2019
Sunrise
06:35
Sunset
17:34
Twilight ends
19:06
Twilight begins
05:04

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

75%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:15 13:09 19:03
Venus 04:29 09:16 14:04
Moon 22:44 03:22 09:09
Mars 08:59 15:53 22:47
Jupiter 02:22 07:01 11:40
Saturn 04:12 08:53 13:34
All times shown in EST.