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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 1:18:19 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:40 AM 95° East
Sunset Today: 6:07 PM 265° West


Moonrise Today: 5:48 AM 91° East
Moonset Today: 6:17 PM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Canberra

The Sun's altitude in Canberra today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

1:18 AM

Altitude

-46.7°

Heading

148° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 26m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 12s

Winter: +2h 40m

Summer: -2h 5m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Canberra Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Canberra 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 – 4:14 AM
Astro. Twilight4:14 AM – 4:45 AM
Nautical Twilight4:45 AM – 5:15 AM
Civil Twilight5:15 AM – 5:40 AM
Daylight5:40 AM – 6:07 PM
Civil Twilight6:07 PM – 6:32 PM
Nautical Twilight6:32 PM – 7:02 PM
Astro. Twilight7:02 PM – 7:33 PM
Night7:33 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Canberra - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 15:40 AM6:07 PM12:26:42+2:1211:53 AM (58.0°)93.063
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 26:39 AM7:08 PM12:28:54+2:1212:53 PM (58.4°)93.036
Oct 36:37 AM7:08 PM12:31:07+2:1212:53 PM (58.8°)93.009
Oct 46:36 AM7:09 PM12:33:19+2:1212:52 PM (59.2°)92.982
Oct 56:34 AM7:10 PM12:35:32+2:1212:52 PM (59.6°)92.955
Oct 66:33 AM7:11 PM12:37:44+2:1212:52 PM (60.0°)92.928
Oct 76:32 AM7:12 PM12:39:56+2:1212:51 PM (60.3°)92.901
* All times are local time for Canberra. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00 AM, and this is included in the table above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 218:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 2312:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 219:44 PM
* All times are local Canberra time.

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Today's Moon in Canberra

The Moon's path in Canberra 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

1:18 AM

Altitude

-48.9°

Heading

142° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Canberra - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 15:48 AM6:17 PM-12:00 PM(55.7°)249,6390.0%
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 27:20 AM8:12 PM-1:43 PM(59.6°)250,9501.2%
Oct 37:52 AM9:06 PM-2:26 PM(63.3°)251,8734.3%
Oct 48:26 AM10:00 PM-3:10 PM(66.5°)252,3139.1%
Oct 59:02 AM10:53 PM-3:55 PM(69.3°)252,17215.4%
Oct 69:40 AM11:45 PM-4:41 PM(71.3°)251,35923.1%
Oct 710:22 AM--5:28 PM(72.6°)249,81331.8%
* All times are local time for Canberra. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Canberra This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:03 AMSat 4:40 PMSat 10:51 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:03 AMSat 8:36 PMSat 1:49 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 10:10 AMSun 12:56 AMSat 5:33 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 5:37 AMSat 5:46 PMSat 11:41 AMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnSat 8:59 AMSat 11:07 PMSat 4:03 PMAverage visiblity
UranusFri 7:13 PMSat 6:29 AMSat 12:51 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 3:41 PMSun 5:34 AMSat 10:08 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Canberra.

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