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Moon: 27.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 2, 2014 at 2:16:38 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:42 AM 72° East
Sunset Today: 6:05 PM 288° West


Moonrise Today: 10:26 AM 97° East
Moonset Today: 11:08 PM 261° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 22 minutes (+40s)

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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

2:16 AM

Altitude

-62.7°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Night

Day length
11h 22m 26s

+40s 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 – 5:27 AM
Astro. Twilight5:27 AM – 5:53 AM
Nautical Twilight5:53 AM – 6:19 AM
Civil Twilight6:19 AM – 6:42 AM
Daylight6:42 AM – 6:05 PM
Civil Twilight6:05 PM – 6:27 PM
Nautical Twilight6:27 PM – 6:53 PM
Astro. Twilight6:53 PM – 7:19 PM
Night7:19 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 26:42 AM6:05 PM11:22:26+0:4012:23 PM (55.3°)94.342
Aug 36:42 AM6:05 PM11:23:06+0:4012:23 PM (55.5°)94.329
Aug 46:41 AM6:05 PM11:23:48+0:4112:23 PM (55.8°)94.316
Aug 56:41 AM6:05 PM11:24:30+0:4112:23 PM (56.1°)94.302
Aug 66:40 AM6:06 PM11:25:12+0:4212:23 PM (56.3°)94.289
Aug 76:40 AM6:06 PM11:25:55+0:4312:23 PM (56.6°)94.274
Aug 86:39 AM6:06 PM11:26:39+0:4312:23 PM (56.9°)94.260
* 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

2:16 AM

Altitude

-53.0°

Heading

236° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

27.3%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 210:26 AM11:08 PM-4:46 PM(80.0°)245,88032.7%
Aug 311:07 AM11:59 PM-5:32 PM(83.6°)242,77842.7%
Aug 411:51 AM--6:21 PM(86.7°)239,20353.4%
Aug 5-12:53 AM12:39 PM7:13 PM(89.0°)235,32364.3%
Aug 6-1:49 AM1:31 PM8:09 PM(87.5°)231,39274.8%
Aug 7-2:47 AM2:28 PM9:07 PM(87.1°)227,73684.4%
Aug 8-3:46 AM3:29 PM10:07 PM(88.2°)224,71392.2%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cairns time.

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