Next 5 Days
  • Current Weather

    45° F
    Cloudy
    Stargazing
    • Visibility: 10 mi
    • Cloud Cover: 100%
    • Ceiling: 9300 ft
  • Today

    Dec 15

    46° Hi
    Breezy; cloudy, then clearing
    • Fair
    • for stargazing
    • Cloud Cover: 46%
    • Precip: 2%
    • Hours of Precip: 0
    } Day Details
  • Tomorrow

    Dec 16

    49° Hi
    Mostly sunny; mild
    • Very Good
    • for stargazing
    • Cloud Cover: 5%
    • Precip: 2%
    • Hours of Precip: 0
    } Day Details
  • Monday

    Dec 17

    41° Hi
    Plenty of sunshine
    • Very Good
    • for stargazing
    • Cloud Cover: 0%
    • Precip: 2%
    • Hours of Precip: 0
    } Day Details
Next 6 Hours
  • 1PM

    Dec 15

    45°
    Mostly cloudy
    Precip 0%
  • 2PM

    46°
    Mostly cloudy
    Precip 0%
  • 3PM

    46°
    Intermittent clouds
    Precip 0%
  • 4PM

    44°
    Intermittent clouds
    Precip 0%
  • 5PM

    42°
    Partly cloudy
    Precip 0%
  • 6PM

    39°
    Partly cloudy
    Precip 0%
 Comet 46PWirtanen will be visible by the naked eye on Dec. 16.  You'll also have a good view of the comet with a telescope and binoculars.  Don't miss it.
Catch Comet 46PWirtanen this weekend when it reaches...

Sunrise/Sunset

  • Sunrise: 7:08 AM
  • Sunset: 4:28 PM
  • Duration: 9:20 hr

Moonrise/Moonset

  • Moonrise: 12:30 PM
  • Moonset: 12:20 AM
  • Duration: 11:50 hr
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