Tonight’s Sky

Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday, October 16th and 17th, 2017

This is the Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday, October 16th and 17th.This is the Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday, October 16th and 17th. The Sun sets at 6:11 PM; night falls at 7:45. Dawn breaks at 5:37 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:11. Saturn is the only easily viewed planet in our evening sky. Residing in Ophiuchus, it shines at zero magnitude and is about 20 degrees high in the southern sky. Saturn sets at 9:11 PM . Neptune, in Aquarius, continues to shine at about 8th magnitude, but appears as a tiny blue-green dot… Continue reading

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