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Moon: 85.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 11:06:10 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:04 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:23 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 2:25 am 276° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 8 minutes (-31s)

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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

11:06 pm

Altitude

-75.2°

Heading

302° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 8m

Change since

Yesterday: -31s

Winter: +2m 51s

Summer: -4h 4m

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 – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:59 am
Nautical Twilight5:59 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 5:04 pm
Civil Twilight5:04 pm – 5:31 pm
Nautical Twilight5:31 pm – 6:01 pm
Astro. Twilight6:01 pm – 6:31 pm
Night6:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Kandahar - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 106:56 am5:04 pm10:08:00−0:3112:00 pm (35.4°)91.536
Dec 116:57 am5:04 pm10:07:31−0:2912:01 pm (35.4°)91.525
Dec 126:57 am5:04 pm10:07:05−0:2612:01 pm (35.3°)91.514
Dec 136:58 am5:05 pm10:06:41−0:2312:01 pm (35.2°)91.504
Dec 146:59 am5:05 pm10:06:20−0:2112:02 pm (35.2°)91.494
Dec 156:59 am5:05 pm10:06:01−0:1812:02 pm (35.1°)91.485
Dec 167:00 am5:06 pm10:05:46−0:1512:03 pm (35.1°)91.477
* 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

11:06 pm

Altitude

52.0°

Heading

239° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.0%

Moon in Kandahar - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:25 am2:23 pm8:54 pm(66.4°)225,55084.2%
Dec 11-3:32 am3:07 pm9:50 pm(70.6°)223,62292.1%
Dec 12-4:40 am3:56 pm10:50 pm(74.0°)222,76497.5%
Dec 13-5:48 am4:50 pm11:51 pm(76.3°)223,13799.8%
Dec 14-6:55 am5:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 15-7:58 am6:50 pm12:53 am(77.1°)224,75498.8%
Dec 16-8:55 am7:53 pm1:54 am(76.5°)227,46294.8%
* 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, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:35 amSun 6:28 pmSun 1:31 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:07 amSun 8:22 pmSun 3:14 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:06 amSun 9:57 pmSun 4:32 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:09 amSun 1:43 pmSun 7:56 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 6:52 amSun 5:03 pmSun 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:45 pmSun 2:26 amSat 8:05 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:54 amSat 11:13 pmSat 5:33 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Kandahar.

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