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

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

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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'.

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

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

Color scheme


Sat, Feb 24, 2024


Sunrise 06:48
Sunset 17:55
Twilight ends 19:25
begins 05:19

15-day old moon
Full Moon

98%

15 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 06:51 17:34
Venus 05:41 15:43
Moon 17:08 07:09
Mars 05:40 15:36
Jupiter 09:35 23:14
Saturn 07:07 18:09

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 24 February 2024
Sunrise
06:48
Sunset
17:55
Twilight ends
19:25
Twilight begins
05:19

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

98%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:51 12:13 17:34
Venus 05:41 10:42 15:43
Moon 17:08 00:14 07:09
Mars 05:40 10:38 15:36
Jupiter 09:35 16:24 23:14
Saturn 07:07 12:38 18:09
All times shown in EST.