Snow Moon
Tonight’s full moon dominates the sky with its brilliance. Called the snow moon this month, it rises in the east as the sun sets in the west. Tonight’s moon is in the zodiacal constellation Leo right next to the bright star Regulus.
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Moon in Taurus
Tonight’s gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus. The moon is between the star clusters Hyades and Pleiades. The Hyades is one of the largest star clusters you can see in the night sky. It is the mythological head of Taurus, with the bull resembling the letter V. To the right of the moon is the Pleiades.
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New Moon
A thin crescent moon appears low in the southeastern sky tomorrow morning, right next to the bright planet Venus. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Scorpius.
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Moon and Saturn
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the gibbous moon appears near the distant ringed-planet Saturn. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Virgo and rise after midnight. For those who haven’t seen Saturn, the moon acts as a perfect guide. Saturn is 892 million miles away, while the moon is much closer at 232,000 miles.
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Moon in Taurus
Tomorrow night’s gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus. The moon is right beside Hyades, one of the most visible and largest star clusters in the night sky. The star cluster appears to most in the shape of a large V.
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Jupiter and Moon

Sunrise Sunset

Fri., Jan. 7 7:08 4:27

Sat., Jan. 8 7:08 4:28

Sun., Jan. 9 7:08 4:29

Mon., Jan. 10 7:08 4:30

Tues., Jan. 11 7:07 4:31

Wed., Jan. 12 7:07 4:32

Thurs., Jan. 13 7:07 4:33

Fri., Jan. 14 7:07 4:33

Jupiter and Moon

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Moon and Planets
A thin crescent moon will appear low in the southwestern sky tomorrow night. More Vineyarders will see the moon on Sunday night, when it is higher in the west.
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Moon in the Morning
There will be a pretty scene early in the morning this weekend, for those who rise and can watch dawn. The thin crescent moon will pass by two of our brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter.
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Gibbous Moon
The gibbous moon rises more than an hour after twilight tonight and appears in the zodiacal constellation Aquarius, which we normally associate with autumn.
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Fireworks Night
A large full moon will appear rising over Chappaquiddick soon after sunset on the night of the fireworks, Wednesday, July 4. The moon, also called the Fisherman’s Moon, will reach adequate height in the east to be a part of someone’s photograph of the fireworks.
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