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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 wife 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.

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

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

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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Thu, Sep 24, 2020


Sunrise 06:59
Sunset 19:03
Twilight ends 20:33
begins 05:30

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

53%

7 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 09:08 19:53
Venus 03:33 17:17
Moon 15:16 00:29
Mars 20:11 09:04
Jupiter 15:25 00:57
Saturn 15:53 01:35

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 24 September 2020
Sunrise
06:59
Sunset
19:03
Twilight ends
20:33
Twilight begins
05:30

7-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

53%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 09:08 14:31 19:53
Venus 03:33 10:25 17:17
Moon 15:16 19:52 00:29
Mars 20:11 02:40 09:04
Jupiter 15:25 20:09 00:57
Saturn 15:53 20:42 01:35
All times shown in EDT.