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Moon: 2.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 31, 2016 at 7:03:54 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:24 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:10 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 5:20 AM 76° East
Moonset Today: 5:12 PM 282° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 45 minutes (+53s)

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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

7:03 AM

Altitude

8.6°

Heading

78° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 45m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +53s

Winter: +38m 51s

Summer: -1h 22m

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 – 5:12 AM
Astro. Twilight5:12 AM – 5:37 AM
Nautical Twilight5:37 AM – 6:03 AM
Civil Twilight6:03 AM – 6:24 AM
Daylight6:24 AM – 6:10 PM
Civil Twilight6:10 PM – 6:32 PM
Nautical Twilight6:32 PM – 6:57 PM
Astro. Twilight6:57 PM – 7:22 PM
Night7:22 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 316:24 AM6:10 PM11:45:57+0:5312:17 PM (64.6°)93.832
Sep 16:24 AM6:10 PM11:46:51+0:5312:17 PM (64.9°)93.810
Sep 26:23 AM6:11 PM11:47:45+0:5312:17 PM (65.3°)93.788
Sep 36:22 AM6:11 PM11:48:39+0:5312:16 PM (65.7°)93.765
Sep 46:21 AM6:11 PM11:49:33+0:5412:16 PM (66.0°)93.742
Sep 56:20 AM6:11 PM11:50:27+0:5412:16 PM (66.4°)93.719
Sep 66:20 AM6:11 PM11:51:22+0:5412:15 PM (66.8°)93.695
* 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

7:03 AM

Altitude

22.2°

Heading

68° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 315:20 AM5:12 PM-11:15 AM(60.3°)241,2401.9%
Sep 16:04 AM6:04 PM-12:03 PM(63.8°)243,4960.1%
Sep 26:46 AM6:55 PM-12:49 PM(67.7°)245,7120.6%
Sep 37:26 AM7:44 PM-1:34 PM(71.8°)247,7733.1%
Sep 48:04 AM8:33 PM-2:17 PM(75.8°)249,5387.6%
Sep 58:43 AM9:21 PM-3:01 PM(79.6°)250,85713.7%
Sep 69:22 AM10:08 PM-3:44 PM(83.1°)251,58621.1%
* 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, Wed, Aug 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:23 AMWed 7:33 PMWed 1:28 PMDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:43 AMWed 7:46 PMWed 1:44 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 11:49 AMThu 1:00 AMWed 6:24 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:33 AMWed 7:32 PMWed 1:32 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 11:44 AMThu 12:39 AMWed 6:12 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:19 PMWed 9:01 AMWed 3:10 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:15 PMThu 6:38 AMThu 12:26 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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