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Moon: 6.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 21, 2014 at 4:12:24 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:45 AM 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 PM 259° West


Moonrise Today: 3:46 AM 89° East
Moonset Today: 4:06 PM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 33 minutes (+55s)

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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

4:12 PM

Altitude

28.8°

Heading

267° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 33m 9s

+55s longer

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 – 4:31 AM
Astro. Twilight4:31 AM – 4:57 AM
Nautical Twilight4:57 AM – 5:23 AM
Civil Twilight5:23 AM – 5:45 AM
Daylight5:45 AM – 6:18 PM
Civil Twilight6:18 PM – 6:40 PM
Nautical Twilight6:40 PM – 7:06 PM
Astro. Twilight7:06 PM – 7:32 PM
Night7:32 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 215:45 AM6:18 PM12:33:09+0:5512:02 PM (83.7°)92.552
Oct 225:45 AM6:19 PM12:34:03+0:5412:01 PM (84.1°)92.527
Oct 235:44 AM6:19 PM12:34:58+0:5412:01 PM (84.4°)92.501
Oct 245:43 AM6:19 PM12:35:52+0:5412:01 PM (84.8°)92.476
Oct 255:43 AM6:20 PM12:36:46+0:5312:01 PM (85.1°)92.450
Oct 265:42 AM6:20 PM12:37:40+0:5312:01 PM (85.4°)92.425
Oct 275:42 AM6:20 PM12:38:33+0:5312:01 PM (85.8°)92.399
* All times are in local Cairns time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 212:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 218:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 2312:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 229:03 AM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

4:12 PM

Altitude

-1.4°

Heading

269° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

6.9%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Oct 213:46 AM4:06 PM-9:55 AM(72.0°)249,1728.2%
Oct 224:25 AM4:55 PM-10:39 AM(75.9°)247,3123.6%
Oct 235:04 AM5:46 PM-11:24 AM(79.8°)245,1820.8%
Oct 245:46 AM6:38 PM-12:11 PM(83.4°)242,9290.0%
Oct 256:31 AM7:32 PM-1:00 PM(86.5°)240,6761.6%
Oct 267:18 AM8:27 PM-1:52 PM(88.8°)238,5105.5%
Oct 278:09 AM9:22 PM-2:45 PM(87.8°)236,48511.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cairns time.

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