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Moon: 30.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 8:48:43 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:35 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:40 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 10:09 am 105° East
Moonset Today: 11:08 pm 256° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 5 minutes (+22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cairns

The Sun's altitude in Cairns 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

8:48 pm

Altitude

-27.4°

Heading

233° SW

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 5m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: +22s

Winter: +1h 58m

Summer: -3m 6s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cairns 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 – 4:14 am
Astro. Twilight4:14 am – 4:43 am
Nautical Twilight4:43 am – 5:11 am
Civil Twilight5:11 am – 5:35 am
Daylight5:35 am – 6:40 pm
Civil Twilight6:40 pm – 7:04 pm
Nautical Twilight7:04 pm – 7:32 pm
Astro. Twilight7:32 pm – 8:01 pm
Night8:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 55:35 am6:40 pm13:05:26+0:2212:08 pm (84.5°)91.603
Dec 65:35 am6:41 pm13:05:47+0:2112:08 pm (84.4°)91.589
Dec 75:35 am6:42 pm13:06:08+0:2012:08 pm (84.3°)91.576
Dec 85:36 am6:42 pm13:06:27+0:1912:09 pm (84.2°)91.563
Dec 95:36 am6:43 pm13:06:45+0:1712:09 pm (84.1°)91.551
Dec 105:36 am6:43 pm13:07:01+0:1612:10 pm (84.0°)91.539
Dec 115:37 am6:44 pm13:07:16+0:1512:10 pm (83.9°)91.527
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 202:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 218:34 am
September EquinoxSep 2312:21 am
December SolsticeDec 218:44 pm
* All times are local Cairns time.

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Today's Moon in Cairns

The Moon's path in Cairns 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

8:48 pm

Altitude

31.2°

Heading

265° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

30.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 510:09 am11:08 pm-4:40 pm(86.8°)242,04128.8%
Dec 611:02 am11:52 pm-5:29 pm(83.4°)238,98338.9%
Dec 711:56 am--6:18 pm(79.4°)235,66449.8%
Dec 8-12:36 am12:51 pm7:07 pm(74.8°)232,24661.1%
Dec 9-1:20 am1:48 pm7:58 pm(70.1°)228,96172.1%
Dec 10-2:06 am2:47 pm8:52 pm(65.3°)226,09882.2%
Dec 11-2:54 am3:48 pm9:47 pm(60.9°)223,96790.6%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cairns This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:58 amTue 8:12 pmTue 1:35 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 8:46 amMon 9:51 pmMon 3:18 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:25 amMon 11:10 pmMon 4:48 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 2:15 amTue 2:32 pmTue 8:23 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 5:56 amTue 6:55 pmTue 12:25 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:44 pmTue 2:28 amMon 8:36 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 11:51 amTue 12:16 amMon 6:04 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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