Astronomy News

Moon at First Quarter

From the Moon feed

The Moon appears high in the sky at sunset and sets in the west at around midnight.
The sky on 30 June 2017
Sunrise
05:09
Sunset
20:24
Twilight ends
22:37
Twilight begins
02:56

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

41%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:55 13:34 21:13
Venus 02:36 09:42 16:47
Moon 12:38 18:42 00:16
Mars 05:45 13:22 20:59
Jupiter 13:12 18:59 00:51
Saturn 18:59 23:37 04:18
All times shown in EDT.

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From the Appulses feed

M7 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

June solstice

From the Earth feed

NGC 6530 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

Mercury at greatest elongation east

From the Inner Planets feed

Moon at Last Quarter

From the Moon feed

NGC 6633 is well placed

From the Deep Sky feed

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Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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