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Lunar Information

Sun

 

Waning Crescent Moon

Today's Sun image from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center   Waning Crescent, 26 days in its cycle
Rise: 7:30 AM
Set: 4:36 PM
Max possible Daylight hrs today: 9:06
09:47 UTC 20 March 2015 Eclipse Total
Page updated:
12/18/14 5:15 PM EST
22:15 UTC 12/18/2014
Rise: 3:37 AM
Set: 2:14 PM
12% Illuminated
12:02 UTC 4 April 2015 Eclipse Total

First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
First Quarter Moon Full Moon Last Quarter Moon New Moon
10:07 UTC 29 November 2014 12:27 UTC 6 December 2014 12:52 UTC 14 December 2014 01:36 UTC 22 December 2014

Vernal Equinox
Start of Spring
Summer Solstice
Start of Summer
Autumn Equinox
Start of Fall
Winter Solstice
Start of Winter
Start of Spring First day of Summer First day of Fall First day of Winter
Thu, 20-Mar-2014 12:58pm EDT
16:58 UTC 20 March 2014
Sat, 21-Jun-2014 6:52am EDT
10:52 UTC 21 June 2014
Mon, 22-Sep-2014 10:30pm EDT
02:30 UTC 23 September 2014
Sun, 21-Dec-2014 6:04pm EST
23:04 UTC 21 December 2014

 

Earth Daylight & Darkness view
Earth Daylight & Darkness view *EXT*

Eileen Collins Observatory - Clear Sky Clock
Eileen Collins Observatory - Clear Sky Clock legend *EXT*

Satellite Predictions for Erin, New York *EXT*  Light Pollution Map *EXT*  Sky chart for Erin, New York *EXT*



Some Excellent magazines for Amateur Astronomy are Sky & Telescope *EXT* and Astronomy *EXT*

Astronomy Picture of the Day
MARS Picture of the Day *EXT*
EARTH Science Picture of the Day *EXT*

Deepsky Astronomy Software (DAS)

Tony Cecce's Twelve Month Tour of the Messier Catalog

 Jan *EXT*   Feb *EXT*   Mar *EXT*   Apr *EXT*   May *EXT*   Jun *EXT*   Jul *EXT*   Aug *EXT*   Sep *EXT*   Oct *EXT*   Nov *EXT*   Dec *EXT* 

Some photos I took: Current Telescope Setup below:
Moon Cresent.jpg (38739 bytes) Moon Cresent2.jpg (23411 bytes) Dcp_0474.jpg (73299 bytes) nextstar114gt.jpg (46273 bytes) My Hard Case Kodak DC4800
Information on the Celestron NexStar 114 GT telescope can be found at Celestron *EXT*

For those interested in Fine Tuning your Telescope check out, 'SuperCharge *EXT*'.
Highly recommend, as it did wonders for my Celestron NexStar 114 GT telescope even though I bought it used.

Some Astronomy related Yahoo! Groups I'm currently in:
Celestron • NexStar Discussion Group *EXT* ECAS • Elmira-Corning Astronomical Society *EXT* deepskysoftware • Deepsky Astronomy Software *EXT*

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