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The Current GAS Contacts, (October 2018).

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November’s What’s Up

Whats up

 

Astronomical Times for Guildford (51.242, -0.590)
Starting 04 Dec 2020, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
04 Dec 202006:1707:4715:5817:2819:2711:27day 18 of Moon
05 Dec 202006:1807:4815:5717:2720:4012:02
06 Dec 202006:2007:5015:5717:2721:5712:30
07 Dec 202006:2107:5115:5717:2723:1612:53day 21 of Moon
08 Dec 202006:2207:5215:5717:27None13:13

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises07:0705:2013:3710:5811:0314:1712:5310:53
Meridian11:1510:0220:1115:0215:0921:2518:2314:47
Sets15:2214:4402:4819:0519:1604:3823:5318:42
ConstellationScorpiusLibraPiscesSagittariusSagittariusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
04 Dec-3.617:16:2210°W17:19:4475°SSW17:22:2415°ESE
04 Dec-1.318:53:2610°W18:55:2221°WSW18:55:2221°WSW
05 Dec-2.218:05:4210°W18:08:4533°SSW18:10:0524°SSE
06 Dec-2.717:18:0110°W17:21:1645°SSW17:24:2910°SE
06 Dec-0.718:56:1310°WSW18:57:2512°SW18:57:5911°SSW
07 Dec-3.216:30:2310°W16:33:4360°SSW16:37:0210°ESE
07 Dec-0.918:07:4710°W18:10:0217°SW18:12:1710°S
08 Dec-1.417:19:4910°W17:22:3624°SW17:25:2210°SSE

Visible Iridium Flares
DateTimeMagnitudeAltitudeAzimuthSatellite
No visible Iridium Flares during this time period

 

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