This is the Dudley Observatory’s Skywatch Line for Monday and Tuesday July 26th, and 27th, written by Joe Slomka. The Sun sets at 8:22 PM; night falls at 10:22. Dawn begins at 3:42 AM and ends with the Sun rising at 5:42. Monday, the Moon, in Aquarius, appears about 31 arc-minutes in size and appears 90% illuminated; it sets at 10:24 PM. Tuesday, it moves into Cetus, rising at 9:27 AM, slightly thinner and sets at 10:48 PM. Venus and Mars, in Leo, are still visible, but low in the West. First magnitude Mars sets at 9:28 PM, but only… Continue reading
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