• Tim Johnson

Waning Gibbous Moon

The moon will continue to dominate our evening skies over the weekend. The waning gibbous moon moves through the constellations of winter. Tonight the moon is in the zodiacal constellation Gemini. This moon is one day short of being the highest moon in its month long orbit around the Earth. Though past full moon, this one still commands attention.

Over the weekend, the moon passes through the zodiac constellation Cancer tomorrow night and then onto the zodiacal constellation Leo. The moon moves into the zodiacal constellation Virgo on Tuesday night. It rises in the east just after midnight.

First Snow

The sky was full of snowflakes on Tuesday, Nov. 28, just after noon time. On this cold day, there was nothing shocking about its appearance and was just another welcome sign that winter is underway. Snowstorms rarely occur before Thanksgiving, so this felt right. Most notable was the fragility of this brief hower, nothing accumulated on the ground.

Sunrise and Sunset
Day Sunrise Sunset
Fri., Dec. 1 6:48 4:12
Sat., Dec. 2 6:49 4:11
Sun., Dec. 3 6:50 4:11
Mon., Dec. 4 6:51 4:11
Tues., Dec. 5 6:52 4:11
Wed., Dec. 6 6:53 4:11
Thurs., Dec. 7 6:54 4:11
Fri., Dec. 8 6:55 4:11
Temperatures and Precipitations
Day Max (Fº) Min (Fº) Inches
Nov. 23 57 42 0.27
Nov. 24 53 37 T
Nov. 25 57 28 0.00
Nov. 26 46 22 0.00
Nov. 27 55 44 0.17
Nov. 28 55 36 0.00
Nov. 29 42 29 T
Nov. 30 39 30 0.00
Water temperature in Edgartown harbor: 49º F


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