The Moon in conjunction with Venus and Jupiter, with the Very Large Telescope in the foreground. Image © Y. Beletsky, ESO, 2009.
The Moon and Saturn pass within 3°14' of each other.

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NGC 869 is well placed

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NGC 884 is well placed

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Moon at First Quarter

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Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition

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Aries

The ram; in Greek mythology, the animal whose golden fleece was recovered by Jason and the Argonauts.

Cetus

The sea monster, which in Greek mythology attacked Cepheus's territory and Andromeda, but which was slain by Perseus.

Andromeda

The Princess Andromeda; in Greek mythology, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia and husband of Perseus.

Cassiopeia

Queen Cassiopeia; in Greek mythology, wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.

Triangulum

The triangle; appearing similar to a capital delta in the Greek alphabet.

Fornax

The furnace; originally a chemist's distillation furnace, introduced by Lacaille in 1756.

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77.49°W
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Tue, Oct 24, 2017

All times shown in EDT.
Sunrise 07:27
Sunset 18:18
Twilight ends 19:47
begins 05:58

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

Rise Set
Mercury 08:22 18:42
Venus 05:53 17:36
Moon 11:50 21:44
Mars 04:57 17:07
Jupiter 07:35 18:25
Saturn 11:43 21:14

The sky on 24 October 2017
Sunrise 07:27
Sunset 18:18
Twilight ends
19:47
Twilight begins
05:58

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:22 13:32 18:42
Venus 05:53 11:45 17:36
Moon 11:50 16:47 21:44
Mars 04:57 11:02 17:07
Jupiter 07:35 13:00 18:25
Saturn 11:43 16:29 21:14