This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday May 16th, and 17th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 8:12 PM; night falls at 10:13. Dawn begins at 3:30 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 5:31. The Full Flower Moon was officially Full after its Total Eclipse last night. Monday, the Moon rises at 9:16 PM, 33 arc-minutes in size, 99% illuminated and sets at 6:24 AM Tuesday. Note that Monday’s Moon rises with the bright star Antares, only 2° below; a great binocular view. Tuesday’s Moon resides in Scorpius, the same size but… Continue reading
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