Today is Wednesday, September 28, 2022 ... Day 271 of the Year

Sunset tonight: 7:14 pm and rises tomorrow at 7:17 am

New Moon set at 8:26 pm ... Dist: 236,000 Miles

Evening Planets: (Western & Southern Sky)
Saturn (Bright Yellow: Mag: +0.37) ... set 3:44 am
Neptune (Need Telescope to see: Mag: 7.78) ... set 6:28 am
Jupiter (Very Bright White: Mag: -2.78) ... set 7:11 am

Nighttime planets:
Uranus (Need Telescope to see: Mag: +5.71) ... rise 9:14 pm
Mars (Bright Ruddy Red: Mag: -0.51) ... rise 11:08 pm

Morning planets: (Eastern Sky)
Mercury (In Morning Twilight: Mag: +3.52) ... rise 6:33 am
Venus (In Morning Twilight: Mag: -3.77) ... rise 6:47 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

High Noon (Sun highest in sky ... due south) 1:15 pm

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



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