The Night Sky

Showing events visible from Athens on 21 December 2018.
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December solstice

From the Earth feed

21 December will be the shortest day of 2018 in the northern hemisphere.
The sky on 21 December 2018
Sunrise
07:37
Sunset
17:08
Twilight ends
18:43
Twilight begins
06:02

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

95%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:00 10:56 15:52
Venus 03:52 09:14 14:36
Moon 16:26 23:34 05:32
Mars 12:07 17:59 23:52
Jupiter 06:04 10:57 15:50
Saturn 08:21 13:09 17:56
All times shown in EET.

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Full Moon

From the Moon feed

Ursid meteor shower

From the Meteor Showers feed

Close approach of the Moon and M44

From the Appulses feed

Moon at Last Quarter

From the Moon feed

Close approach of the Moon and Venus

From the Appulses feed

The Earth at perihelion

From the Earth feed

Close approach of the Moon and Jupiter

From the Appulses feed

Quadrantid meteor shower

From the Meteor Showers feed

Partial solar eclipse

From the Eclipses feed

Total lunar eclipse

From the Eclipses feed

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46P/Wirtanen reaches its brightest

From the Comets feed

Mercury at greatest elongation west

From the Inner Planets feed

Moon at First Quarter

From the Moon feed

Close approach of the Moon and Mars

From the Appulses feed

Mercury reaches highest point in morning sky

From the Inner Planets feed

Geminid meteor shower

From the Meteor Showers feed

Venus reaches highest point in morning sky

From the Inner Planets feed

46P/Wirtanen at perihelion

From the Comets feed

Close approach of Mars and Neptune

From the Appulses feed

New Moon

From the Moon feed

Athens

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Longitude:
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37.98°N
23.72°E
EET

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