This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday December 6th, and 7th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 4:21 PM; night falls at 6:03. Dawn begins at 5:31 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 7:13. Monday’s waxing Moon rises in Sagittarius at 9:58 AM and sets in the southwest at 6:46 PM, 10% illuminated, 33 arc-minutes large and 5° above the horizon. Tuesday’s Moon is now in Capricornus, rising at 10:51 AM and setting at 8:01 PM, 32 arc-minutes, 18% lit and 14° high in the southwest; it also lies 3.5° below Venus.… Continue reading
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