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The Night Sky for May 2015

Rise/Set Times for May 22, 2015
Sunrise: 06:00
Sunset: 20:20
Darkness Ends: 04:14
Astro Twlight Ends: 04:54
(Daylight)
Astro Twlight Begins: 21:26
Darkness Begins: 22:06
Moonset:
Moonrise: 10:17
Illumination: 19%%
May Moon Phases
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Monthly Sky Chart
May Messier Objects
M# Catalog Const Type S.B. Mag Size (min) Common Name
100 NGC 4321 Com Gal 22.6 10.5 7 x 6
99 NGC 4254 Com Gal 22.2 10.5 5.4 x 4.8
98 NGC 4192 Com Gal 22.7 11.0 9.5 x 3.2
91 NGC 4548 Com Gal 22.3 11.5 5.4 x 4.4
88 NGC 4501 Com Gal 22.0 11.0 7 x 4
87 NGC 4486 Vir Gal 19.6 11.0 7.0
86 NGC 4406 Vir Gal 21.4 11.0 7.5 x 5.5
89 NGC 4552 Vir Gal 21.1 11.5 4.0
90 NGC 4569 Vir Gal 20.7 11.0 9.5 x 4.5
84 NGC 4374 Vir Gal 20.5 11.0 5.0
60 NGC 4649 Vir Gal 20.8 10.5 7 x 6
59 NGC 4621 Vir Gal 20.8 11.5 5 x 3.5
58 NGC 4579 Vir Gal 22.0 11.0 5.5 x 4.5
Selected May Double Stars
Object Name Const RA Dec Mag A Mag B Size
16/17 Draconis Dra 16h 36m.2 +52° 55' 5.4 6.4 3.4"
24 Comae Berenices Com 12h 35m.1 +18° 23' 5.2 6.7 20.3"
32 Camelopardalis Cam 12h 49m.2 +83° 25' 5.3 5.8 21.6"
Alpha Canum Venaticorum CVn 12h 56m.0 +38° 19' 2.9 5.5 19.4"
Alpha Librae Lib 14h 50m.9 -16° 02' 2.8 5.2 231"
Beta Scorpii Sco 16h 05m.4 -19° 48' 2.6 4.9 13.6"
Delta Bootis Boo 15h 15m.5 +33° 19' 3.5 8.7 105"
Delta Corvi Crv 12h 29m.9 -16° 31' 3.0 9.2 24.2"
Delta Serpentis Ser 15h 34m.8 +10° 32' 4.2 5.2 3.9"
Epsilon Bootis Boo 14h 45m.0 +27° 04' 2.5 4.9 2.8"
Gamma Virginis Vir 12h 41m.7 -01° 27' 3.5 3.5 3.6"
Iota Bootis Boo 14h 16m.2 +51° 22' 4.9 7.5 38"
Kappa Bootis Boo 14h 13m.5 +51° 47 4.6 6.6 13.4"
Kappa Herculis Her 16h 08m.1 +17° 03' 5.3 6.5 28"
Mu Bootis Boo 15h 24m.5 +37° 23' 4.3 7.0 108"
Nu Scorpii Sco 16h 12m.0 -19° 28' 4.3 6.4 41"
Pi Bootis Boo 14h 40m.7 +16° 25' 4.9 5.8 5.6"
Sigma Corona Borealis CrB 16h 14m.7 +33° 52' 5.6 6.6 6.2"
Struve 1999 Sco 16h 04m.4 -11° 27' 7.4 8.1 11.6"
Xi Bootis Boo 14h 51m.4 +19° 06' 4.7 7.0 6.9"
Xi Scorpii Sco 16h 04m.4 -11° 22' 4.8 7.3 7.6"
Zeta Corona Borealis CrB 15h 39m.4 +36° 38' 5.1 6.0 6.3"
Zeta Ursa Majoris Uma 13h 23m.9 +54° 56' 2.3 4.0 14.4"
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