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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 8:14:58 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:41 AM 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:49 PM 245° West


Moonrise Today: 5:38 AM 109° East
Moonset Today: 6:55 PM 251° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 8 minutes

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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

8:14 PM

Altitude

-19.0°

Heading

237° SW

Phase

Night

Day length
13h 8m 32s

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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 – 4:19 AM
Astro. Twilight4:19 AM – 4:49 AM
Nautical Twilight4:49 AM – 5:17 AM
Civil Twilight5:17 AM – 5:41 AM
Daylight5:41 AM – 6:49 PM
Civil Twilight6:49 PM – 7:13 PM
Nautical Twilight7:13 PM – 7:42 PM
Astro. Twilight7:42 PM – 8:11 PM
Night8:11 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 225:41 AM6:49 PM13:08:32< 1s12:15 PM (83.5°)91.449
Dec 235:41 AM6:50 PM13:08:31< 1s12:16 PM (83.5°)91.443
Dec 245:42 AM6:50 PM13:08:29−0:0212:16 PM (83.5°)91.437
Dec 255:42 AM6:51 PM13:08:25−0:0312:17 PM (83.5°)91.432
Dec 265:43 AM6:51 PM13:08:20−0:0512:17 PM (83.6°)91.427
Dec 275:44 AM6:52 PM13:08:14−0:0612:18 PM (83.6°)91.422
Dec 285:44 AM6:52 PM13:08:06−0:0712:18 PM (83.6°)91.418
* All times are in local Cairns time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 9:03 AM in Cairns. This day is 2 hours, 1 minute longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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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

8:14 PM

Altitude

-18.0°

Heading

244° SW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 225:38 AM6:55 PM-12:17 PM(87.3°)229,4750.2%
Dec 236:38 AM7:52 PM-1:16 PM(88.4°)227,6881.8%
Dec 247:40 AM8:47 PM-2:14 PM(87.3°)226,7986.3%
Dec 258:41 AM9:38 PM-3:11 PM(83.9°)226,79413.4%
Dec 269:42 AM10:27 PM-4:06 PM(79.8°)227,57022.8%
Dec 2710:41 AM11:14 PM-4:59 PM(75.3°)228,95233.6%
Dec 2811:39 AM11:59 PM-5:51 PM(70.6°)230,75145.1%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cairns time.

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