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Moon: 77.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 29, 2015 at 4:39:45 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:38 AM 68° East
Sunset Today: 5:50 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:43 PM 96° East
Moonset Today: 2:32 AM 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 12 minutes (-26s)

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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

4:39 AM

Altitude

-27.6°

Heading

74° E

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 12m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -26s

Winter: +5m 16s

Summer: -1h 56m

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 – 5:22 AM
Astro. Twilight5:22 AM – 5:48 AM
Nautical Twilight5:48 AM – 6:15 AM
Civil Twilight6:15 AM – 6:38 AM
Daylight6:38 AM – 5:50 PM
Civil Twilight5:50 PM – 6:14 PM
Nautical Twilight6:14 PM – 6:40 PM
Astro. Twilight6:40 PM – 7:07 PM
Night7:07 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 296:38 AM5:50 PM11:12:22−0:2612:14 PM (51.5°)94.205
May 306:38 AM5:50 PM11:11:57−0:2512:14 PM (51.4°)94.220
May 316:39 AM5:50 PM11:11:32−0:2412:14 PM (51.2°)94.234
Jun 16:39 AM5:50 PM11:11:09−0:2312:15 PM (51.1°)94.249
Jun 26:39 AM5:50 PM11:10:46−0:2212:15 PM (51.0°)94.263
Jun 36:40 AM5:50 PM11:10:25−0:2112:15 PM (50.8°)94.277
Jun 46:40 AM5:50 PM11:10:04−0:2012:15 PM (50.7°)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

4:39 AM

Altitude

-29.9°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

77.5%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 29-2:32 AM2:43 PM9:00 PM(79.4°)248,86982.7%
May 30-3:20 AM3:22 PM9:45 PM(83.0°)246,84789.6%
May 31-4:10 AM4:04 PM10:32 PM(86.2°)244,44695.0%
Jun 1-5:01 AM4:49 PM11:21 PM(88.8°)241,86198.5%
Jun 2-5:55 AM5:38 PM---
Jun 3-6:49 AM6:30 PM12:13 AM(89.3°)239,28199.8%
Jun 4-7:44 AM7:25 PM1:07 AM(88.5°)236,87198.8%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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