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Flag for Antarctica McMurdo, Antarctica — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 19.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 2:35:19 PM


Sunrise Today: 9:59 AM 43° Northeast
Sunset Today: 3:53 PM 316° Northwest


Moon: Down all day


Daylight Hours: 5 hours, 53 minutes (+19m 40s)

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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

2:35 PM

Altitude

1.8°

Heading

335° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

5h 53m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +19m 40s

Winter: +5h 53m

Summer: -18h 6m

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

Night12:00 AM – 4:00 AM
Astro. Twilight4:00 AM – 6:07 AM
Nautical Twilight6:07 AM – 8:02 AM
Civil Twilight8:02 AM – 9:59 AM
Daylight9:59 AM – 3:53 PM
Civil Twilight3:53 PM – 5:50 PM
Nautical Twilight5:50 PM – 7:46 PM
Astro. Twilight7:46 PM – 9:56 PM
Night9:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 289:59 AM3:53 PM5:53:57+19:4012:55 PM (2.8°)93.897
Aug 299:49 AM4:02 PM6:12:53+18:5612:55 PM (3.1°)93.876
Aug 309:40 AM4:11 PM6:31:12+18:1812:54 PM (3.5°)93.855
Aug 319:31 AM4:20 PM6:48:59+17:4612:54 PM (3.8°)93.834
Sep 19:22 AM4:28 PM7:06:18+17:1912:54 PM (4.2°)93.812
Sep 29:13 AM4:36 PM7:23:13+16:5412:53 PM (4.5°)93.789
Sep 39:04 AM4:44 PM7:39:47+16:3312:53 PM (4.9°)93.767
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 2110:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 232:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 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 2016 Moon Phases

2:35 PM

Altitude

-16.3°

Heading

285° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

19.3%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 28-Down all day-9:11 AM(-7.2°)234,81321.3%
Aug 29-Down all day-10:06 AM(-6.1°)236,79412.8%
Aug 30-Down all day-10:58 AM(-2.6°)238,9036.3%
Aug 31-Down all day-11:49 AM(-0.6°)241,1112.1%
Sep 19:57 AM3:42 PM-12:37 PM(2.5°)243,3660.1%
Sep 29:12 AM6:04 PM-1:23 PM(6.2°)245,5870.5%
Sep 38:40 AM8:12 PM-2:08 PM(10.1°)247,6602.9%
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon. Below horizon is marked in red.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in McMurdo This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:12 AMSun 9:23 PMSun 2:16 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:49 AMSun 7:55 PMSun 2:20 PMFairly good visibility
MarsUp all daySun 7:06 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:47 AMSun 7:51 PMSun 2:19 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnUp all daySun 7:00 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:43 AMMon 7:06 AMMon 3:55 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:10 PMMon 10:20 AMMon 1:15 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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