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Mon, 26 Nov 2018
01:38 EDT

Jupiter at solar conjunction

Tue, 27 Nov 2018
04:09 EDT

Mercury at inferior solar conjunction

Tue, 11 Dec 2018
07:31 EST

Mercury at dichotomy

Wed, 12 Dec 2018
LMC is well placed

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Geminid meteor shower

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
18:23 EST

Conjunction of the Moon and Mars

Fri, 14 Dec 2018
20:53 EST

Close approach of the Moon and Mars

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
06:51 EST

Moon at First Quarter

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
10:17 EST

Mercury at greatest elongation west

Sat, 15 Dec 2018
NGC 1981 is well placed

Sun, 16 Dec 2018
19:00 EST

Asteroid 433 Eros at opposition

Fri, 21 Dec 2018
17:09 EST

December solstice

Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Ursid meteor shower

Fri, 28 Dec 2018
NGC 2232 is well placed

Sat, 29 Dec 2018
NGC 2244 is well placed

Wed, 02 Jan 2019
00:53 EST

Saturn at solar conjunction

Sun, 06 Jan 2019
01:02 EST

Venus at greatest elongation west

Fri, 11 Jan 2019
06:36 EST

134340 Pluto at solar conjunction

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The sky on 15 December 2018
Sunrise
07:20
Sunset
16:47
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:44

8-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

47%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:34 10:35 15:35
Venus 03:36 09:01 14:26
Moon 12:49 18:35 00:22
Mars 12:05 17:52 23:38
Jupiter 06:07 10:58 15:48
Saturn 08:28 13:12 17:56
All times shown in EST.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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