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Moon: 27.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 26, 2016 at 12:12:59 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:13 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 2:30 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 2:13 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (+57s)

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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

12:12 AM

Altitude

-71.9°

Heading

176° S

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 10m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: +57s

Winter: +1h 2m

Summer: -58m 27s

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 – 4:51 AM
Astro. Twilight4:51 AM – 5:17 AM
Nautical Twilight5:17 AM – 5:42 AM
Civil Twilight5:42 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 6:13 PM
Civil Twilight6:13 PM – 6:35 PM
Nautical Twilight6:35 PM – 7:00 PM
Astro. Twilight7:00 PM – 7:25 PM
Night7:25 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 266:03 AM6:13 PM12:10:05+0:5712:08 PM (74.4°)93.194
Sep 276:02 AM6:14 PM12:11:02+0:5712:08 PM (74.8°)93.168
Sep 286:02 AM6:14 PM12:11:59+0:5712:08 PM (75.2°)93.142
Sep 296:01 AM6:14 PM12:12:56+0:5712:07 PM (75.6°)93.115
Sep 306:00 AM6:14 PM12:13:53+0:5712:07 PM (76.0°)93.089
Oct 15:59 AM6:14 PM12:14:50+0:5712:07 PM (76.4°)93.063
Oct 25:58 AM6:14 PM12:15:47+0:5712:06 PM (76.8°)93.036
* 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

12:12 AM

Altitude

-31.5°

Heading

80° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.2%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 262:30 AM2:13 PM-8:21 AM(56.6°)239,24024.1%
Sep 273:18 AM3:07 PM-9:11 AM(59.3°)241,74115.5%
Sep 284:02 AM3:59 PM-9:59 AM(62.6°)244,0528.6%
Sep 294:44 AM4:50 PM-10:46 AM(66.3°)246,1553.7%
Sep 305:24 AM5:39 PM-11:30 AM(70.3°)248,0330.9%
Oct 16:03 AM6:27 PM-12:14 PM(74.4°)249,6530.0%
Oct 26:41 AM7:15 PM-12:57 PM(78.3°)250,9611.2%
* 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, Mon, Sep 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:10 AMMon 5:00 PMMon 11:05 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 7:41 AMMon 8:17 PMMon 1:59 PMFairly good visibility
MarsMon 11:15 AMTue 12:28 AMMon 5:52 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 6:08 AMMon 6:13 PMMon 12:11 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnMon 10:07 AMMon 11:03 PMMon 4:35 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSun 7:34 PMMon 7:16 AMMon 1:25 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 4:29 PMTue 4:53 AMMon 10:41 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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