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Moon: 3.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2016 at 11:14:36 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:25 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:10 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 4:33 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 4:18 PM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 45 minutes (+52s)

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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

11:14 PM

Altitude

-72.7°

Heading

244° SW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 45m 4s

Change since

Yesterday: +52s

Winter: +37m 58s

Summer: -1h 23m

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 – 5:13 AM
Astro. Twilight5:13 AM – 5:38 AM
Nautical Twilight5:38 AM – 6:03 AM
Civil Twilight6:03 AM – 6:25 AM
Daylight6:25 AM – 6:10 PM
Civil Twilight6:10 PM – 6:32 PM
Nautical Twilight6:32 PM – 6:57 PM
Astro. Twilight6:57 PM – 7:22 PM
Night7:22 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 306:25 AM6:10 PM11:45:04+0:5212:17 PM (64.2°)93.854
Aug 316:24 AM6:10 PM11:45:57+0:5312:17 PM (64.6°)93.832
Sep 16:24 AM6:10 PM11:46:51+0:5312:17 PM (64.9°)93.810
Sep 26:23 AM6:11 PM11:47:45+0:5312:17 PM (65.3°)93.788
Sep 36:22 AM6:11 PM11:48:39+0:5312:16 PM (65.7°)93.765
Sep 46:21 AM6:11 PM11:49:33+0:5412:16 PM (66.0°)93.742
Sep 56:20 AM6:11 PM11:50:27+0:5412:16 PM (66.4°)93.719
* 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

11:14 PM

Altitude

-83.6°

Heading

118° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.6%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 304:33 AM4:18 PM-10:25 AM(57.4°)239,0286.0%
Aug 315:20 AM5:12 PM-11:15 AM(60.3°)241,2401.9%
Sep 16:04 AM6:04 PM-12:03 PM(63.8°)243,4960.1%
Sep 26:46 AM6:55 PM-12:49 PM(67.7°)245,7120.6%
Sep 37:26 AM7:44 PM-1:34 PM(71.8°)247,7733.1%
Sep 48:04 AM8:33 PM-2:17 PM(75.8°)249,5387.6%
Sep 58:43 AM9:21 PM-3:00 PM(79.6°)250,85713.7%
* 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, Tue, Aug 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:23 AMWed 7:33 PMWed 1:28 PMDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:43 AMWed 7:46 PMWed 1:44 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 11:51 AMWed 1:01 AMTue 6:26 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:33 AMWed 7:32 PMWed 1:32 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 11:48 AMWed 12:43 AMTue 6:16 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 9:15 PMThu 8:57 AMThu 3:06 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:15 PMThu 6:38 AMThu 12:26 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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