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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.

Aries

The ram; in Greek mythology, the animal whose golden fleece was recovered by Jason and the Argonauts.

Fornax

The furnace; originally a chemist's distillation furnace, introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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77.49°W
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Wed, Nov 21, 2018


Sunrise 06:58
Sunset 16:51
Twilight ends 18:24
begins 05:25

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

96%

14 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 08:03 17:28
Venus 04:12 15:11
Moon 16:22 04:41
Mars 13:05 23:54
Jupiter 07:15 17:04
Saturn 09:51 19:19

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 21 November 2018
Sunrise
06:58
Sunset
16:51
Twilight ends
18:24
Twilight begins
05:25

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

96%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:03 12:46 17:28
Venus 04:12 09:41 15:11
Moon 16:22 23:04 04:41
Mars 13:05 18:30 23:54
Jupiter 07:15 12:10 17:04
Saturn 09:51 14:35 19:19
All times shown in EST.