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Moon: 10.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2016 at 8:06:30 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:58 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 2:26 AM 74° East
Moonset Today: 3:55 PM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 58 minutes (-1m 54s)

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Today's Sun Position in Kandahar

The Sun's altitude in Kandahar today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

8:06 PM

Altitude

-28.1°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 58m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 54s

Winter: +1h 53m

Summer: -2h 14m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Kandahar Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Kandahar today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 4:38 AM
Astro. Twilight4:38 AM – 5:06 AM
Nautical Twilight5:06 AM – 5:34 AM
Civil Twilight5:34 AM – 5:58 AM
Daylight5:58 AM – 5:57 PM
Civil Twilight5:57 PM – 6:21 PM
Nautical Twilight6:21 PM – 6:50 PM
Astro. Twilight6:50 PM – 7:18 PM
Night7:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Kandahar - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 275:58 AM5:57 PM11:58:35−1:5411:58 AM (56.5°)93.162
Sep 285:59 AM5:56 PM11:56:41−1:5411:58 AM (56.2°)93.136
Sep 296:00 AM5:55 PM11:54:46−1:5411:57 AM (55.8°)93.110
Sep 306:00 AM5:53 PM11:52:51−1:5411:57 AM (55.4°)93.083
Oct 16:01 AM5:52 PM11:50:56−1:5411:57 AM (55.0°)93.057
Oct 26:02 AM5:51 PM11:49:02−1:5411:56 AM (54.6°)93.030
Oct 36:02 AM5:49 PM11:47:07−1:5411:56 AM (54.2°)93.003
* All times are local time for Kandahar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:00 AM
June SolsticeJun 213:04 AM
September EquinoxSep 226:51 PM
December SolsticeDec 213:14 PM
* All times are local Kandahar time.

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Today's Moon in Kandahar

The Moon's path in Kandahar today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2016 Moon Phases

8:06 PM

Altitude

-43.0°

Heading

330° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.8%

Moon in Kandahar - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 272:26 AM3:55 PM-9:13 AM(70.7°)242,27213.8%
Sep 283:23 AM4:33 PM-10:00 AM(67.3°)244,5387.4%
Sep 294:18 AM5:08 PM-10:46 AM(63.5°)246,5932.9%
Sep 305:13 AM5:42 PM-11:30 AM(59.5°)248,4170.5%
Oct 16:07 AM6:15 PM-12:14 PM(55.5°)249,9730.1%
Oct 27:00 AM6:49 PM-12:57 PM(51.6°)251,2021.8%
Oct 37:53 AM7:24 PM-1:40 PM(48.0°)252,0215.2%
* All times are local time for Kandahar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Kandahar This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:37 AMWed 5:11 PMWed 10:54 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:22 AMWed 7:19 PMWed 1:51 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 12:47 PMTue 10:34 PMTue 5:41 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 5:53 AMWed 5:54 PMWed 11:54 AMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 11:12 AMTue 9:29 PMTue 4:21 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:39 PMThu 7:24 AMThu 1:02 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:46 PMWed 4:07 AMTue 10:27 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Kandahar.

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