This is the Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday, 25th and 26th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 8:21 PM; night falls at 10:28. Dawn begins at 3:16 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 5:23. The Moon occupies Gemini on both nights. Monday’s 3-day-old Moon is moderately low in the western sky, shines with minus 9th magnitude, 11 percent illuminated and sets at 11:22 PM. Tuesday’s Moon is a bit higher, larger, 18% lit and sets at 12:12 AM on Wednesday. Note that on Monday, the Moon rested between Gemini’s legs and on Tuesday will be… Continue reading
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