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Moon: 66.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 29, 2015 at 3:00:30 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 109° East
Sunset Today: 6:56 PM 251° West


Moonrise Today: 2:13 PM 72° East
Moonset Today: 1:04 AM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 52 minutes (-44s)

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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

3:00 AM

Altitude

-38.8°

Heading

131° SE

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 52m 56s

-44s shorter

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 – 4:46 AM
Astro. Twilight4:46 AM – 5:13 AM
Nautical Twilight5:13 AM – 5:40 AM
Civil Twilight5:40 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 6:56 PM
Civil Twilight6:56 PM – 7:19 PM
Nautical Twilight7:19 PM – 7:46 PM
Astro. Twilight7:46 PM – 8:14 PM
Night8:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 296:03 AM6:56 PM12:52:56−0:4412:30 PM (88.9°)91.553
Jan 306:04 AM6:56 PM12:52:12−0:4412:30 PM (89.1°)91.564
Jan 316:04 AM6:56 PM12:51:26−0:4512:30 PM (89.4°)91.576
Feb 16:05 AM6:56 PM12:50:40−0:4612:30 PM (89.7°)91.588
Feb 26:05 AM6:55 PM12:49:53−0:4612:30 PM (90.0°)91.601
Feb 36:06 AM6:55 PM12:49:05−0:4712:31 PM (89.7°)91.614
Feb 46:06 AM6:55 PM12:48:17−0:4812:31 PM (89.4°)91.628
* All times are in local Cairns time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 218:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 222:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 236:20 PM
December SolsticeDec 222:48 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

3:00 AM

Altitude

-27.2°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

66.0%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jan 29-1:04 AM2:13 PM8:04 PM(54.9°)241,20972.7%
Jan 30-1:53 AM3:06 PM8:55 PM(53.8°)243,82181.5%
Jan 31-2:43 AM3:58 PM9:45 PM(53.7°)246,10088.8%
Feb 1-3:34 AM4:46 PM10:35 PM(54.6°)248,03894.3%
Feb 2-4:24 AM5:32 PM11:23 PM(56.4°)249,63698.0%
Feb 3-5:14 AM6:16 PM---
Feb 4-6:04 AM6:57 PM12:09 AM(58.8°)250,89399.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cairns time.

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