Simulated image courtesy of Tom Ruen.
The Moon reaches first quarter phase – appearing high in the sky at sunset and setting in the west at around midnight.

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Lunar occultation of Spica

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The Butterfly cluster is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

The cluster IC 4665 is well placed

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June solstice

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The Ptolemy cluster is well placed

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Full Moon

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Lyra

The lyre; often said to be played by Orpheus, the greatest musician of his age.

Ophiuchus

The serpent bearer; in Greek mythology, Asclepius, the god of medicine, depicted in the sky holding the snake Serpens.

Draco

The dragon; in Greek mythology, Ladon, guard of the tree on which golden apples grew, slain by Hercules.

Hercules

Hercules; a large yet dark constellation representing the greatest hero of Greek mythology.

Serpens Cauda

The serpent's tail; held by Ophiuchus and part of the same constellation as Serpens Caput.

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41.85°N
87.65°W
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Thu, Jun 13, 2024


Sunrise 05:12
Sunset 20:26
Twilight ends 22:38
begins 03:00

7-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

46%

7 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:06 20:21
Venus 05:23 20:35
Moon 12:11 01:12
Mars 02:40 16:10
Jupiter 04:08 18:50
Saturn 01:02 12:24

All times shown in CDT.
The sky on 13 June 2024
Sunrise
05:12
Sunset
20:26
Twilight ends
22:38
Twilight begins
03:00

7-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

46%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:06 12:43 20:21
Venus 05:23 12:59 20:35
Moon 12:11 18:47 01:12
Mars 02:40 09:25 16:10
Jupiter 04:08 11:29 18:50
Saturn 01:02 06:43 12:24
All times shown in CDT.