The Night Sky

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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 16 October 2019
Sunrise
07:04
Sunset
18:10
Twilight ends
19:42
Twilight begins
05:32

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

95%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 09:16 14:08 18:59
Venus 08:31 13:42 18:54
Moon 20:07 02:26 09:18
Mars 05:48 11:43 17:38
Jupiter 11:53 16:30 21:07
Saturn 13:35 18:14 22:53
All times shown in EDT.

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New Moon

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Uranus at opposition

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Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter

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Close approach of the Moon and Saturn

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Close approach of the Moon and Pluto

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Close approach of the Moon and Pluto

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Close approach of the Moon and Saturn

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Moon at First Quarter

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Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter

From the Appulses feed

New Moon

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Close approach of the Moon and M44

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September equinox

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Moon at Last Quarter

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Full Moon

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Fairfield

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