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The Night Sky for January 2015

Rise/Set Times for January 30, 2015
Sunrise: 07:17
Sunset: 17:35
Darkness Ends: 05:48
Astro Twlight Ends: 06:19
(Daylight)
Astro Twlight Begins: 18:34
Darkness Begins: 19:05
Moonset: 03:48
Moonrise: 14:14
Illumination: 80%%
January Moon Phases
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Monthly Sky Chart
January Messier Objects
M# Catalog Const Type S.B. Mag Size (min) Common Name
36 NGC 1960 Aur OCl 20.3 6.5 12.0
37 NGC 2099 Aur OCl 21.3 6.0 24.0
38 NGC 1912 Aur OCl 21.3 7.0 21.0
35 NGC 2168 Gem OCl 21.5 5.5 28.0
79 NGC 1904 Lep GCl 21.4 8.5 8.7
78 NGC 2068 Ori DfN 20.8 8.0 8 x 6
43 NGC 1982 Ori DfN 20.5 7.0 20 x 15
42 NGC 1976 Ori DfN 21.7 5.0 85 x 60 Orion Nebula
45 NGC 1432 Tau OCl 20.0 1.4 110.0 Subaru, Pleiades, Seven Sisters
1 NGC 1952 Tau SNR 20.6 9.0 6 x 4 Crab Nebula
Selected January Double Stars
Object Name Const RA Dec Mag A Mag B Size
1 Camelopardalis Cam 04h 32m.0 +53° 55' 5.7 6.8 10.3"
118 Tauri Tau 05h 29m.3 +25° 09' 5.8 6.6 4.8"
12 Lyncis Lyn 06h 46m.2 +59° 27' 5.4 7.3 8.7"
19 Lyncis Lyn 07h 22m.9 +55° 17' 5.6 6.5 14.8"
55 Eridani Eri 04h 43m.6 -08° 48' 6.7 6.8 9.2"
Alpha Geminorum Gem 07h 34m.6 +31° 53' 1.9 2.9 2.2"
Beta Monocerotis Mon 06h 28m.8 -07° 02' 4.7 5.2 7.3"
Beta Orionis Ori 05h 14m.5 -08° 12' 0.1 6.8 9.5"
Chi Tauri Tau 04h 22m.6 +25° 38' 5.5 7.6 19.4"
Delta Geminorum Gem 07h 20m.1 +21° 59' 3.5 8.2 6.8"
Delta Orionis Ori 05h 32m.0 -00° 18' 2.2 6.3 52.6"
Epsilon Canis Majoris Cma 06h 58m.6 -28° 58' 1.5 7.4 7.5"
Epsilon Monocerotis Mon 06h 23m.8 +04° 36' 4.5 6.5 13.4"
Gamma Leporis Leo 05h 44m.5 -22° 27' 3.7 6.3 96"
Iota Cancri Cnc 08h 46m.7 +28° 46' 4.2 6.6 30"
Iota Orionis Ori 05h 35m.4 -05° 55' 2.8 6.9 11.3"
Kappa Puppis Pup 07h 38m.8 -26° 48' 4.5 4.7 9.9"
Lamda Orionis Ori 05h 35m.1 +09° 56' 3.6 5.5 4.4"
Sigma Orionis Ori 05h 38m.7 -02° 36' 4.2 5.1 41.6"
Struve 747 Ori 05h 35m.0 -06° 00' 4.8 5.7 35.7"
Theta 1 Orionis Ori 05h 35m.3 -05° 23' 5.1 6.7 12.9"
Theta 2 Orionis Ori 05h 35m.4 -05° 25' 5.2 6.5 52"
Theta Aurigae Aur 05h 59m.7 +37° 13' 2.6 7.1 3.6"
Zeta Cancri Cnc 08h 12m.2 +17° 39' 5.6 6.0 5.9"
Zeta Orionis Ori 05h 40m.8 -01° 57' 1.9 4.0 50"
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