This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday January 18th, and 19th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 4:51 PM; night falls at 6:30. Dawn breaks at 5:42 AM and ends with sunrise at 7:21. Monday’s Moon rises at 10:37 AM, is 33% illuminated, and sets at 10:45 PM. Tuesday’s Moon rises at 10:59 AM and sets at 11:46 PM, and 42% lit. The Moon turns “First Quarter” (50%) at Midnight, Wednesday. The number of easily seen planets is dwindling. Neptune is the first to rise in Aquarius at 9:39 AM, glowing with 8th magnitude… Continue reading
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