Tonight’s Sky

Skywatch Line for Monday, and Tuesday, January 27th and 28th, 2020

This is the Dudley Observatory Skywatch Line for Monday, and Tuesday, January 27th and 28th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 5:01 PM; night falls at 6:39. Dawn breaks at 5:36 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:14. The Moon and Venus, both in Aquarius, dominate the early evening sky. Monday, Venus blazes with minus 4th magnitude high in the southwest, appears about 15 arc-seconds in size and appears about 75% illuminated. The waxing Moon lies about 6° below Venus, appears about one half degree in size and 9% illuminated. The Moon sets at 7:49 PM… Continue reading

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