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Flag for Australia Darwin, NT, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 59.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 3:50:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:04 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 1:25 pm 93° East
Moonset Today: 1:06 am 265° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 50 minutes (+13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Darwin

The Sun's altitude in Darwin 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

3:50 pm

Altitude

43.3°

Heading

250° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 50m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: +13s

Winter: +1h 26m

Summer: -1m 30s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Darwin Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Darwin 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 – 4:55 am
Astro. Twilight4:55 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:50 am
Civil Twilight5:50 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 7:04 pm
Civil Twilight7:04 pm – 7:27 pm
Nautical Twilight7:27 pm – 7:54 pm
Astro. Twilight7:54 pm – 8:22 pm
Night8:22 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Darwin - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 86:14 am7:04 pm12:50:11+0:1312:39 pm (79.7°)91.563
Dec 96:14 am7:04 pm12:50:24+0:1212:39 pm (79.6°)91.550
Dec 106:14 am7:05 pm12:50:36+0:1212:39 pm (79.5°)91.538
Dec 116:15 am7:05 pm12:50:47+0:1112:40 pm (79.4°)91.527
Dec 126:15 am7:06 pm12:50:57+0:1012:40 pm (79.4°)91.516
Dec 136:15 am7:06 pm12:51:06+0:0912:41 pm (79.3°)91.506
Dec 146:16 am7:07 pm12:51:14+0:0812:41 pm (79.2°)91.496
* All times are local time for Darwin. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 202:00 pm
June SolsticeJun 218:04 am
September EquinoxSep 2211:51 pm
December SolsticeDec 218:14 pm
* All times are local Darwin time.

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Today's Moon in Darwin

The Moon's path in Darwin 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

3:50 pm

Altitude

33.8°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

59.8%

Moon in Darwin - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-1:06 am1:25 pm7:39 pm(79.2°)232,10561.5%
Dec 9-1:52 am2:20 pm8:30 pm(74.4°)228,83272.5%
Dec 10-2:39 am3:17 pm9:24 pm(69.6°)225,99382.6%
Dec 11-3:29 am4:16 pm10:20 pm(65.3°)223,89990.9%
Dec 12-4:21 am5:18 pm11:18 pm(61.7°)222,83196.7%
Dec 13-5:17 am6:21 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-6:17 am7:25 pm12:19 am(59.2°)222,97699.6%
* All times are local time for Darwin. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Darwin This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:41 amThu 8:35 pmThu 2:08 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 9:27 amThu 10:14 pmThu 3:51 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 10:58 amThu 11:31 pmThu 5:14 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:36 amFri 2:50 pmFri 8:43 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 6:26 amThu 7:10 pmThu 12:48 pmNot visible
UranusThu 2:59 pmFri 2:48 amThu 8:54 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:12 pmFri 12:31 amThu 6:21 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Darwin.

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