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Sky This Week

2020 May

Week from 25th to 31st May

Note: the times are approximate, and could be slightly different throughout the week

Planets

Planet Details
Venus
Initially visible in Western Sky
Time From: Sunset till 1900h
Description: Easy to find, since this is very bright. 2nd planet from the sun.
Residing constellation Taurus
Mercury
Initially visible in Eastern horizon
Time From: Sunset till 2000h
Description: 1st and the smallest planet in the solar system. Hard to identify with the light of the Sun.
Residing constellation Taurus
Jupiter
Initially visible in Eastern horizon
Time From: 2150h till Sunrise
Description: 5th and the Largest planet in the solar system
Residing constellation Sagittarius
Saturn
Initially visible in Eastern horizon
Time From: 2200h till Sunrise
Description: 6th planet in the solar system
Residing constellation Capricornus
Mars
Initially visible in Eastern horizon
Time From: 0040h till Sunrise
Description: 4th planet in the solar system. Red
Residing constellation Aquarius


Moon

Moon
Initially visible: throughout the week Eastern horizon
May 25th Time From 0724h till 1949h
Illuminated 3%
Residing constellation Taurus
26th Time From 0816h till 2041h
Illuminated 8%
Residing constellation Gemini
27th Time From 0909h till 2134h
Illuminated 15%
Residing constellation Gemini
28th Time From 1004h till 2227h
Illuminated 23%
Residing constellation Cancer
29th Time From 1058h till 2319h
Illuminated 33%
Residing constellation Leo
30th Time From 1152h till 0008h (On 31st)
Illuminated 44%
Residing constellation Leo
31st Time From 1245h till 0056h (On 01st)
Illuminated 55%
Residing constellation Leo


ISS : International Space Station

Visibility of International Space Station (ISS) to a Viewer in Colombo
Data from: spotthestation.nasa.gov
(ISS will be visible to all parts of the Island. Its visible time and direction may change slightly)
Date Visible for Max Height Appears Disappears

ISS will not be visible in this week

Direction guide



Constellations

Constellation Initially visible in Visible time
From To
Orion Lower Western sky Sunset 1920h
Canis Major Lower SW sky Sunset 2020h
Gemini NW sky Sunset 2100h
Auriga NW sky Sunset 1920h
Leo Middle of the sky Sunset 0000h
Virgo Upper Eastern sky Sunset 0300h
Bootes NE Sky Sunset 0410h
Scorpius SE horizon 1850h Sunrise
Sagittarius Eastern horizon 2020h Sunrise
Capricornus Eastern horizon 2230h Sunrise
Aquarius Eastern horizon 0000h Sunrise
Pisces Eastern horizon 0200h Sunrise
Note: Only few of the constellations are given here, more than 40 constellations will be visible in a clear sky.


Bright Stars

Few of the brightest Stars that will be visible
Star Initially visible in Visible time Constellation
From To
Sirius Lower SW sky Sunset 2020h Canis Major
Canopus Lower Southern sky Sunset 1930h Carina
Capella Lower NW sky Sunset 1930h Auriga
Procyon Western sky Sunset 2130h Canis Minor
Betelgeuse Lower Western sky Sunset 1945h Orion
Castor NW sky Sunset 2140h Gemini
Pollux NW sky Sunset 2140h Gemini
Regulus Middle of the sky Sunset 0000h Leo
Spica Eastern sky Sunset 0300h Virgo
Arcturus Lower Eastern sky Sunset 0410h Bootes
Beta Centauri SE horizon Sunset 0300h Centaurus
Alpha Centauri SE horizon Sunset 0340h Centaurus
Antares SE horizon 1825h Sunrise Scorpius
Vega NE horizon 1950h Sunrise Lyra
Deneb NE horizon 2150h Sunrise Cygnus
Altair Eastern horizon 2130h Sunrise Aquilae
Fomalhaut SE horizon 0050h Sunrise Piscis Austrinus
Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2020 17:20  

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