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Moon: 50.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 26, 2015 at 10:18:17 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:28 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 6:02 PM 284° West


Moonrise Today: 12:52 PM 75° East


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 33 minutes (-49s)

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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

10:18 AM

Altitude

48.2°

Heading

45° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 33m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -49s

Winter: +26m 47s

Summer: -1h 34m

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 – 5:15 AM
Astro. Twilight5:15 AM – 5:40 AM
Nautical Twilight5:40 AM – 6:06 AM
Civil Twilight6:06 AM – 6:28 AM
Daylight6:28 AM – 6:02 PM
Civil Twilight6:02 PM – 6:24 PM
Nautical Twilight6:24 PM – 6:49 PM
Astro. Twilight6:49 PM – 7:15 PM
Night7:15 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 266:28 AM6:02 PM11:33:55−0:4912:15 PM (59.7°)93.524
Apr 276:28 AM6:01 PM11:33:06−0:4912:15 PM (59.4°)93.548
Apr 286:28 AM6:01 PM11:32:17−0:4812:14 PM (59.1°)93.571
Apr 296:28 AM6:00 PM11:31:29−0:4712:14 PM (58.8°)93.595
Apr 306:29 AM5:59 PM11:30:42−0:4712:14 PM (58.5°)93.619
May 16:29 AM5:59 PM11:29:55−0:4712:14 PM (58.1°)93.642
May 26:29 AM5:58 PM11:29:08−0:4612:14 PM (57.8°)93.666
* 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

10:18 AM

Altitude

-35.7°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

50.3%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Apr 2612:52 PM--6:45 PM(58.8°)248,83853.7%
Apr 27-12:40 AM1:34 PM7:30 PM(61.8°)250,58463.4%
Apr 28-1:28 AM2:13 PM8:14 PM(65.1°)251,52772.5%
Apr 29-2:16 AM2:51 PM8:56 PM(68.8°)251,69080.7%
Apr 30-3:03 AM3:29 PM9:39 PM(72.6°)251,15087.8%
May 1-3:51 AM4:07 PM10:21 PM(76.5°)250,02493.4%
May 2-4:38 AM4:46 PM11:05 PM(80.1°)248,45397.5%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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