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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 5:13:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:59 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:14 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 6:03 AM 91° East
Moonset Today: 6:27 PM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (+57s)

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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

5:13 PM

Altitude

13.8°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 14m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +57s

Winter: +1h 7m

Summer: -53m 41s

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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:12 AM
Nautical Twilight5:12 AM – 5:38 AM
Civil Twilight5:38 AM – 5:59 AM
Daylight5:59 AM – 6:14 PM
Civil Twilight6:14 PM – 6:36 PM
Nautical Twilight6:36 PM – 7:01 PM
Astro. Twilight7:01 PM – 7:26 PM
Night7:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 15:59 AM6:14 PM12:14:50+0:5712:07 PM (76.4°)93.063
Oct 25:58 AM6:14 PM12:15:47+0:5712:06 PM (76.8°)93.036
Oct 35:58 AM6:14 PM12:16:44+0:5712:06 PM (77.2°)93.009
Oct 45:57 AM6:15 PM12:17:42+0:5712:06 PM (77.5°)92.982
Oct 55:56 AM6:15 PM12:18:39+0:5712:05 PM (77.9°)92.955
Oct 65:55 AM6:15 PM12:19:36+0:5612:05 PM (78.3°)92.928
Oct 75:55 AM6:15 PM12:20:32+0:5612:05 PM (78.7°)92.901
* 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

5:13 PM

Altitude

16.4°

Heading

273° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 16:03 AM6:27 PM-12:14 PM(74.4°)249,6530.0%
Oct 26:41 AM7:15 PM-12:57 PM(78.3°)250,9611.2%
Oct 37:19 AM8:03 PM-1:40 PM(81.9°)251,8794.3%
Oct 47:59 AM8:51 PM-2:24 PM(85.2°)252,3159.1%
Oct 58:40 AM9:40 PM-3:09 PM(87.9°)252,16715.5%
Oct 69:22 AM10:29 PM-3:55 PM(90.0°)251,34823.1%
Oct 710:07 AM11:18 PM-4:42 PM(88.8°)249,79531.9%
* 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, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:09 AMSun 5:03 PMSun 11:05 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:42 AMSat 8:24 PMSat 2:03 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 11:10 AMSun 12:23 AMSat 5:47 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 5:52 AMSat 5:57 PMSat 11:55 AMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnSat 9:48 AMSat 10:45 PMSat 4:17 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:09 PMSun 6:51 AMSun 1:00 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:09 PMSun 4:33 AMSat 10:21 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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