Tonight’s Sky

Skywatch Line for Monday, January 18th and Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

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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