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Moon: 96.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 6, 2015 at 7:24:22 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:30 AM 73° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 PM 287° West


Moonrise Today: 7:45 PM 108° East
Moonset Today: 8:03 AM 252° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 26 minutes (-44s)

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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 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

7:24 AM

Altitude

11.4°

Heading

69° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 26m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -44s

Winter: +19m

Summer: -1h 42m

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 – 5:16 AM
Astro. Twilight5:16 AM – 5:42 AM
Nautical Twilight5:42 AM – 6:08 AM
Civil Twilight6:08 AM – 6:30 AM
Daylight6:30 AM – 5:57 PM
Civil Twilight5:57 PM – 6:19 PM
Nautical Twilight6:19 PM – 6:45 PM
Astro. Twilight6:45 PM – 7:11 PM
Night7:11 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 66:30 AM5:57 PM11:26:06−0:4412:14 PM (56.7°)93.758
May 76:31 AM5:56 PM11:25:22−0:4312:13 PM (56.4°)93.781
May 86:31 AM5:56 PM11:24:39−0:4312:13 PM (56.1°)93.804
May 96:31 AM5:55 PM11:23:57−0:4212:13 PM (55.9°)93.826
May 106:32 AM5:55 PM11:23:15−0:4112:13 PM (55.6°)93.849
May 116:32 AM5:54 PM11:22:33−0:4112:13 PM (55.3°)93.871
May 126:32 AM5:54 PM11:21:53−0:4012:13 PM (55.1°)93.893
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 218:46 AM
June SolsticeJun 222:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 236:22 PM
December SolsticeDec 222:49 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 2015 Moon Phases

7:24 AM

Altitude

7.8°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.8%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 6-8:03 AM7:45 PM1:28 AM(89.6°)242,33197.6%
May 7-8:57 AM8:37 PM2:20 AM(89.0°)240,14093.2%
May 8-9:50 AM9:31 PM3:14 AM(88.6°)237,97286.7%
May 9-10:43 AM10:28 PM4:08 AM(89.3°)235,85778.3%
May 10-11:35 AM11:25 PM5:02 AM(88.9°)233,82068.2%
May 11-12:24 PM-5:56 AM(86.0°)231,90557.0%
May 1212:24 AM1:13 PM-6:49 AM(82.3°)230,18645.3%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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