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Close approach of the Moon and Mars

From the Appulses feed

The Moon and Mars pass within 3°21' of each other.
The sky on 14 December 2018
Sunrise
07:20
Sunset
16:47
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:44

7-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

37%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:33 10:35 15:36
Venus 03:36 09:02 14:27
Moon 12:20 17:52 23:25
Mars 12:08 17:53 23:39
Jupiter 06:10 11:01 15:52
Saturn 08:31 13:15 18:00
All times shown in EST.

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Close approach of the Moon and M44

From the Appulses feed

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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