This is the Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday, August 3rd and 4th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 8:13 PM; night falls at 10:07. Dawn begins at 3:56 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 5:51. The Moon turned officially “Full” at Monday’s Noon. The Full Sturgeon Moon occupies Capricornus and sets at 6:30 AM, Tuesday. Tuesday’s slightly slimmer Moon inhabits Aquarius, rising at 9:13 PM and setting at 7:37 AM, Wednesday. Comet NEOWISE is still visible in our skies. On both nights, it is located near the edge of the constellation Coma Berenices, near NGC… Continue reading
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