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Longitude:
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42.33°N
83.05°W
EST

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Thu, Feb 29, 2024


Sunrise 07:06
Sunset 18:20
Twilight ends 19:54
begins 05:33

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

76%

20 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 07:19 18:20
Venus 06:10 16:09
Moon 22:34 09:09
Mars 06:02 15:50
Jupiter 09:33 23:27
Saturn 07:14 18:11

All times shown in EST.
The sky on 29 February 2024
Sunrise
07:06
Sunset
18:20
Twilight ends
19:54
Twilight begins
05:33

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

76%

20 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:19 12:50 18:20
Venus 06:10 11:10 16:09
Moon 22:34 03:56 09:09
Mars 06:02 10:56 15:50
Jupiter 09:33 16:30 23:27
Saturn 07:14 12:42 18:11
All times shown in EST.