• Larry Glick

Crescent Moon

A thin crescent moon appears low in the southwestern sky tomorrow night,  You'll need a clear view of the southwestern sky to see it. It will be worth the look. The crescent is but a sliver, and right above the moon you'll see the planet Saturn. The two are a close pair and it will be an impressive sight.

Most of us will see the waxing moon on Sunday night when it is higher and more readily visible. The moon will appear above and farther from Saturn.

Through the coming week the moon moves through the zodiacal constellation Pisces. It gets progressively higher.

On Wednesday night, the evening of Valentine's Day, the moon appears in close proximity to the bright planet Jupiter. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Aries, one of the smallest constellations in the zodiac. The moon is in fairly close proximity to the distant planet Uranus.


Sunrise and Sunset
Day Sunrise Sunset
Fri., Feb. 9 6:45 5:07
Sat., Feb. 10 6:44 5:08
Sun., Feb. 11 6:42 5:09
Mon., Feb. 12 6:41 5:10
Tues., Feb. 13 6:40 5:12
Wed., Feb. 14 6:38 5:13
Thurs., Feb. 15 6:37 5:14
Fri.,  Feb. 16 6:36 5:13
Temperatures and Precipitations
Day Max (Fº) Min (Fº) Inches
Feb. 2 42 35 0.05
Feb. 3 44 31 T
Feb. 4 34 28 0.00
Feb. 5 38 29 0.00
Feb. 6 38 31 *T
Feb. 7 38 32 0.00
Feb. 8 41 27 0.00
Water temperature in Edgartown harbor: 35º F


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