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Bootes

The herdsman; in Greek mythology, Arcas, son of Zeus by Callisto.

Ursa Minor

The lesser bear; in Greek mythology, one of the nymphs that nursed Zeus as an infant.

Corona Borealis

The northern crown; in Greek mythology, worn by the Princess Ariadne on her wedding day.

Lupus

The wolf; an ancient constellation, but without mythological association.

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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77.49°W
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Mon, May 21, 2018


Sunrise 05:51
Sunset 20:19
Twilight ends 22:10
begins 04:00

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

43%

6 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:09 18:49
Venus 07:50 22:55
Moon 12:25 01:22
Mars 00:45 10:18
Jupiter 18:57 05:23
Saturn 22:59 08:34

All times shown in EDT.
The sky on 21 May 2018
Sunrise
05:51
Sunset
20:19
Twilight ends
22:10
Twilight begins
04:00

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

43%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:09 11:59 18:49
Venus 07:50 15:23 22:55
Moon 12:25 19:15 01:22
Mars 00:45 05:31 10:18
Jupiter 18:57 00:12 05:23
Saturn 22:59 03:49 08:34
All times shown in EDT.