This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday December 5th, and 6th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 4:22 PM; night falls at 6:03. Dawn begins at 5:30 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:11. Monday’s eastern waxing Moon, in Aries, set at 4:33 AM, rises at 2:49 PM, 96% illuminated, 30 arc-minutes in size, highest at 10:10 PM and sets at 5:41 AM, Tuesday. Tuesday’s Moon, now in Taurus, rises at 3:17 PM, same size but now 99% lit, highest at 10:58 PM and sets at 6:48 AM, Wednesday, where it becomes… Continue reading
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