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Moon: 6.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 22, 2014 at 2:07:24 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:40 AM 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:56 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 7:27 AM 53° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:14 PM 301° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 15 minutes (+14m 25s)

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Today's Sun Position in McMurdo

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

Sun's current position over earth

2:07 AM

Altitude

-12.0°

Heading

159° S

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length
12h 15m 54s

+14m 25s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in McMurdo today

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Day, night and twilight times in McMurdo 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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 AM – 2:07 AM
Nautical Twilight2:07 AM – 4:59 AM
Civil Twilight4:59 AM – 6:40 AM
Daylight6:40 AM – 6:56 PM
Civil Twilight6:56 PM – 8:39 PM
Nautical Twilight8:39 PM – 11:47 PM
Astro. Twilight11:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 226:40 AM6:56 PM12:15:54+14:2512:47 PM (11.8°)93.322
Sep 236:33 AM7:03 PM12:30:22+14:2712:46 PM (12.2°)93.297
Sep 246:25 AM7:10 PM12:44:51+14:2912:46 PM (12.6°)93.271
Sep 256:18 AM7:17 PM12:59:24+14:3212:45 PM (13.0°)93.245
Sep 266:10 AM7:24 PM13:14:01+14:3612:45 PM (13.4°)93.218
Sep 276:02 AM7:31 PM13:28:42+14:4112:45 PM (13.8°)93.192
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 286:55 AM8:38 PM13:43:30+14:471:44 PM (14.1°)93.165
* All times are in local McMurdo time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:29 PM in McMurdo.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2110:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 232:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 PM
* All times are local McMurdo time.

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Today's moon in McMurdo

The Moon's path in McMurdo 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 2014 Moon Phases

2:07 AM

Altitude

-16.6°

Heading

129° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

6.6%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 227:27 AM3:14 PM-11:07 AM(4.7°)251,7014.9%
Sep 236:53 AM5:20 PM-11:50 AM(8.5°)250,7351.6%
Sep 246:23 AM7:23 PM-12:33 PM(12.4°)249,3860.1%
Sep 255:54 AM9:32 PM-1:17 PM(16.3°)247,7370.6%
Sep 265:19 AM--2:02 PM(20.0°)245,8473.2%
Sep 27-12:03 AM4:24 AM2:49 PM(23.5°)243,7527.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 28-Up all day-4:38 PM(26.3°)241,47114.5%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local McMurdo time.

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