Tonight’s Sky

Skywatch Line for Monday, and Tuesday, December 9th and 10th, 2019

This is the Skywatch Line for Monday, and Tuesday, December 9th and 10th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 4:21 PM; night falls at 6:03. Dawn begins at 5:33 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:15. Monday’s 13-day-old Moon rises in Aries at 3:02 PM and sets at 5:21 AM, Tuesday. Tuesday, the Moon, in Taurus, rises at 3:33 PM and sets at 6:27 AM, Wednesday. Sagittarius houses three of the brightest planets, Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Minus 1st magnitude Jupiter is nearing the end of its 2019 appearance. By nightfall, it is only 9° above… Continue reading

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