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Mercury reaches highest point in evening sky

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Mercury is bright and well placed in the evening sky.
The sky on 18 September 2020
Sunrise
06:54
Sunset
19:13
Twilight ends
20:43
Twilight begins
05:24

1-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

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1 day old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:51 14:26 20:01
Venus 03:23 10:21 17:19
Moon 08:19 14:18 20:17
Mars 20:38 03:07 09:32
Jupiter 15:48 20:32 01:20
Saturn 16:16 21:06 01:59
All times shown in EDT.

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