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Leonid meteor shower

From the Meteor Showers feed

The Leonid meteor shower reaches its peak.
The sky on 17 November 2017
Sunrise 06:54
Sunset 16:53
Twilight ends
18:26
Twilight begins
05:21

29-day old moon
Age of Moon
29 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:47 13:21 17:54
Venus 05:49 11:04 16:18
Moon 05:58 11:22 16:47
Mars 03:37 09:23 15:09
Jupiter 05:27 10:46 16:05
Saturn 09:19 14:04 18:49

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Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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