This is the Skywatch Line for Monday, and Tuesday, December 9th and 10th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 4:21 PM; night falls at 6:03. Dawn begins at 5:33 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:15. Monday’s 13-day-old Moon rises in Aries at 3:02 PM and sets at 5:21 AM, Tuesday. Tuesday, the Moon, in Taurus, rises at 3:33 PM and sets at 6:27 AM, Wednesday. Sagittarius houses three of the brightest planets, Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Minus 1st magnitude Jupiter is nearing the end of its 2019 appearance. By nightfall, it is only 9° above… Continue reading
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