Astronomy News

Mercury reaches highest point in evening sky

From the Inner Planets feed

Mercury is bright and well placed in the evening sky.
The sky on 18 June 2019
Sunrise
05:18
Sunset
20:27
Twilight ends
22:35
Twilight begins
03:10

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:08 14:39 22:10
Venus 04:22 11:46 19:10
Moon 21:49 01:37 06:17
Mars 07:08 14:39 22:09
Jupiter 19:33 00:17 04:56
Saturn 21:42 02:27 07:09
All times shown in EDT.

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IC4665 is well placed

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From the Deep Sky feed

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From the Earth feed

Mercury at greatest elongation east

From the Inner Planets feed

Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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