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C/2020 R4 (ATLAS) at perihelion

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Asteroid 4 Vesta at opposition

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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.

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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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Sat, Feb 27, 2021


Sunrise 06:45
Sunset 18:00
Twilight ends 19:28
begins 05:16

16-day old moon
Full Moon

99%

16 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:32 15:49
Venus 06:35 17:23
Moon 18:46 07:14
Mars 10:02 00:34
Jupiter 05:47 16:02
Saturn 05:23 15:22

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 27 February 2021
Sunrise
06:45
Sunset
18:00
Twilight ends
19:28
Twilight begins
05:16

16-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

16 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:32 10:41 15:49
Venus 06:35 11:59 17:23
Moon 18:46 00:23 07:14
Mars 10:02 17:17 00:34
Jupiter 05:47 10:54 16:02
Saturn 05:23 10:22 15:22
All times shown in EST.