Today is Thursday, May 30, 2024 ... Day 151 of the Year

Sunset at 8:25 pm EDT and rise at 6:20 am EDT
Waning Crescent Moon ... rise at 2:24 am ... Distance: 229,000 Miles

Evening Planets: (Western & Southern Sky)
Pluto (Need Telescope to see: Mag: 14.35) ... rise 12:06 am
Nighttime planets:
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Morning planets: (Eastern Sky)
Saturn (Dull Yellow: Mag: +1.06) ... rise 2:22 am
Neptune (Need Telescope to see: Mag: 7.88) ... rise 2:49 am
Mars (Dull Ruddy Red: Mag: +1.07) ... rise 3:553 am
Uranus (Need Telescope to see: Mag: +5.87) ... rise 5:22 am

Mercury (In Morning Twilight: Mag: -0.75) ... 5:29 am
Jupiter (Very Bright White: Mag: -1.83) ... rise 5:49 am
Venus (In Solar Glare: Mag: -3.83) ... rise 6:17 am

Note about Magnitudes:
The lower the number the brighter the object. For example, the sun's magnitude is -26, the full moon is -12, Venus: -4. The brightest star in the nighttime sky is Sirius at -1.5 while the stars of the Big Dipper are around +1. Polaris, the 'North Star' is rather dim at +2.0. The dimmist stars that you can see in a very dark area are around +5.

Transit: The time when the object is directly due south and highest in the sky. This is also known as the 'Meridian' and the time of culmination

Solar Noon (Sun highest in sky ... due south) 1:22 pm

All times are for Savannah. Add 1 minute for about every 15 miles westward and subtract 1 minute eastward.



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