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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Moon and Planets
On Monday night, the first quarter moon appears high in the west and close to the bright red planet Mars. The two are on the western end of the large zodiacal constellation Virgo. On Wednesday night, two nights later, the moon advances to the eastern end of Virgo and appears near the bright yellow planet Saturn and the brilliant blueish star Spica.
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Moon, Venus and Jupiter
Sunday morning offers an impressive sight for those up early, particularly for those who have a clear, unobstructed view of the eastern sky. A thin crescent moon appears right next to the bright planet Jupiter, low in the east. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Taurus.
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