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Moon: 15.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 20, 2014 at 3:05:41 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:55 AM 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:43 PM 271° West


Moon: Down all day


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 47 minutes (+14m 24s)

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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

3:05 PM

Altitude

8.9°

Heading

325° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
11h 47m 4s

+14m 24s 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 – 2:42 AM
Nautical Twilight2:42 AM – 5:16 AM
Civil Twilight5:16 AM – 6:55 AM
Daylight6:55 AM – 6:43 PM
Civil Twilight6:43 PM – 8:24 PM
Nautical Twilight8:24 PM – 11:05 PM
Astro. Twilight11:05 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 206:55 AM6:43 PM11:47:04+14:2412:47 PM (11.0°)93.373
Sep 216:48 AM6:49 PM12:01:29+14:2412:47 PM (11.4°)93.348
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
* All times are in local McMurdo time.

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

3:05 PM

Altitude

-10.9°

Heading

283° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

15.0%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 20-Down all day-9:40 AM(-1.1°)252,06016.6%
Sep 218:18 AM12:51 PM-10:24 AM(1.4°)252,17810.0%
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%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local McMurdo time. Below horizon is marked in red.

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