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Moon: 52.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 5, 2015 at 2:28:45 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:21 AM 83° East
Sunset Today: 6:11 PM 277° West


Moonset Today: 11:27 AM 288° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 49 minutes (+54s)

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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

2:28 PM

Altitude

49.4°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 49m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: +54s

Winter: +42m 39s

Summer: -1h 18m

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 – 5:09 AM
Astro. Twilight5:09 AM – 5:34 AM
Nautical Twilight5:34 AM – 5:59 AM
Civil Twilight5:59 AM – 6:21 AM
Daylight6:21 AM – 6:11 PM
Civil Twilight6:11 PM – 6:33 PM
Nautical Twilight6:33 PM – 6:58 PM
Astro. Twilight6:58 PM – 7:23 PM
Night7:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 56:21 AM6:11 PM11:49:46+0:5412:16 PM (66.1°)93.735
Sep 66:20 AM6:11 PM11:50:40+0:5412:15 PM (66.5°)93.712
Sep 76:19 AM6:11 PM11:51:35+0:5412:15 PM (66.9°)93.690
Sep 86:19 AM6:11 PM11:52:30+0:5412:15 PM (67.2°)93.667
Sep 96:18 AM6:11 PM11:53:25+0:5512:14 PM (67.6°)93.644
Sep 106:17 AM6:11 PM11:54:20+0:5512:14 PM (68.0°)93.620
Sep 116:16 AM6:12 PM11:55:16+0:5512:14 PM (68.4°)93.596
* 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

2:28 PM

Altitude

-41.5°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

52.6%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 5-11:27 AM-5:36 AM(56.2°)234,23356.6%
Sep 612:40 AM12:19 PM-6:30 AM(54.7°)237,71545.4%
Sep 71:34 AM1:12 PM-7:23 AM(54.4°)240,99334.7%
Sep 82:25 AM2:04 PM-8:14 AM(55.1°)243,92825.0%
Sep 93:13 AM2:55 PM-9:03 AM(56.7°)246,44516.6%
Sep 103:58 AM3:45 PM-9:51 AM(59.0°)248,5199.8%
Sep 114:40 AM4:35 PM-10:36 AM(62.0°)250,1544.6%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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