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Moon: 99.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 31, 2015 at 7:08:20 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:43 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 6:04 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 5:55 PM 105° East
Moonset Today: 6:04 AM 253° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 20 minutes (+38s)

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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

7:08 AM

Altitude

5.0°

Heading

69° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 20m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +38s

Winter: +13m 50s

Summer: -1h 47m

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 – 5:28 AM
Astro. Twilight5:28 AM – 5:54 AM
Nautical Twilight5:54 AM – 6:20 AM
Civil Twilight6:20 AM – 6:43 AM
Daylight6:43 AM – 6:04 PM
Civil Twilight6:04 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

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 316:43 AM6:04 PM11:20:56+0:3812:23 PM (54.7°)94.362
Aug 16:43 AM6:04 PM11:21:36+0:3912:23 PM (55.0°)94.351
Aug 26:42 AM6:04 PM11:22:16+0:3912:23 PM (55.2°)94.340
Aug 36:42 AM6:05 PM11:22:56+0:4012:23 PM (55.5°)94.328
Aug 46:41 AM6:05 PM11:23:37+0:4112:23 PM (55.7°)94.316
Aug 56:41 AM6:05 PM11:24:19+0:4112:23 PM (56.0°)94.304
Aug 66:40 AM6:05 PM11:25:02+0:4212:23 PM (56.3°)94.291
* 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

7:08 AM

Altitude

-14.8°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

99.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jul 31-6:04 AM5:55 PM---
Aug 1-6:58 AM6:57 PM12:27 AM(86.8°)226,59499.8%
Aug 2-7:49 AM7:58 PM1:24 AM(83.1°)225,30997.9%
Aug 3-8:39 AM8:59 PM2:20 AM(78.6°)225,05492.9%
Aug 4-9:27 AM9:59 PM3:14 AM(73.8°)225,77385.3%
Aug 5-10:14 AM10:58 PM4:08 AM(69.0°)227,30975.6%
Aug 6-11:02 AM11:56 PM5:01 AM(64.5°)229,44764.6%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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