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Moon: 68.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 28, 2016 at 6:27:18 AM


Sun: Down all day


Moon: Up all day


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Today's Sun Position in South Pole

The Sun's altitude in South Pole 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

6:27 AM

Altitude

-21.5°

Heading

270° W

Phase

Night

Day length

Change since

Summer: -1d

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in South Pole Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in South Pole 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

Sun does not rise today.

Night12:00 AM – 11:59 PM

Sun in South Pole - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 28Down all day11:57 PM (-21.6°)94.211
May 29Down all day11:57 PM (-21.7°)94.227
May 30Down all day11:58 PM (-21.9°)94.243
May 31Down all day11:58 PM (-22.0°)94.258
Jun 1Down all day11:58 PM (-22.1°)94.273
Jun 2Down all day11:58 PM (-22.3°)94.287
Jun 3Down all day11:58 PM (-22.4°)94.301
* All times are local time for South Pole. 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 South Pole time.

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Today's Moon in South Pole

The Moon's path in South Pole 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

6:27 AM

Altitude

12.8°

Heading

90° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

68.6%

Moon in South Pole - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 28-Up all day-5:06 PM(11.4°)236,97564.1%
May 29-Up all day-5:57 PM(7.8°)234,08553.0%
May 30-Up all day-6:48 PM(3.6°)231,22541.5%
May 31-5:26 PM-7:39 PM(-0.6°)228,58830.1%
Jun 1-Down all day-8:32 PM(-6.0°)226,41119.6%
Jun 2-Down all day-9:27 PM(-10.5°)224,94310.8%
Jun 3-Down all day-10:24 PM(-14.4°)224,4024.4%
* All times are local time for South Pole. 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 South Pole This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, May 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all daySat 10:32 PMNot visible
VenusDown all daySat 11:47 PMNot visible
MarsUp all daySat 11:26 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterDown all daySat 6:39 AMNot visible
SaturnUp all daySat 12:26 PMPerfect visibility
UranusDown all daySat 9:01 PMNot visible
NeptuneUp all daySat 6:30 PMDifficult
* All times are local time for South Pole.

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