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Moon: 2.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 29, 2016 at 4:53:33 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:59 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:23 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 5:02 AM 81° East
Moonset Today: 4:42 PM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 23 minutes (+2m 25s)

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Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

The Sun's altitude in Melbourne 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

4:53 PM

Altitude

16.8°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 23m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 25s

Winter: +2h 51m

Summer: -2h 23m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Melbourne 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 – 4:30 AM
Astro. Twilight4:30 AM – 5:02 AM
Nautical Twilight5:02 AM – 5:33 AM
Civil Twilight5:33 AM – 5:59 AM
Daylight5:59 AM – 6:23 PM
Civil Twilight6:23 PM – 6:49 PM
Nautical Twilight6:49 PM – 7:20 PM
Astro. Twilight7:20 PM – 7:52 PM
Night7:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 295:59 AM6:23 PM12:23:57+2:2512:10 PM (54.7°)93.115
Sep 305:57 AM6:24 PM12:26:23+2:2512:10 PM (55.1°)93.089
Oct 15:56 AM6:25 PM12:28:48+2:2512:10 PM (55.5°)93.062
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 26:54 AM7:25 PM12:31:14+2:251:09 PM (55.9°)93.036
Oct 36:53 AM7:26 PM12:33:39+2:251:09 PM (56.3°)93.009
Oct 46:51 AM7:27 PM12:36:05+2:251:09 PM (56.7°)92.982
Oct 56:50 AM7:28 PM12:38:30+2:251:09 PM (57.0°)92.955
* All times are local time for Melbourne. 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 Melbourne time.

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Today's Moon in Melbourne

The Moon's path in Melbourne 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

4:53 PM

Altitude

-1.8°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.8%

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 295:02 AM4:42 PM-10:49 AM(45.2°)246,1603.7%
Sep 305:34 AM5:39 PM-11:33 AM(49.2°)248,0370.9%
Oct 16:05 AM6:35 PM-12:17 PM(53.2°)249,6560.0%
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 27:36 AM8:31 PM-2:00 PM(57.1°)250,9631.2%
Oct 38:07 AM9:26 PM-2:44 PM(60.8°)251,8814.3%
Oct 48:40 AM10:21 PM-3:27 PM(64.0°)252,3159.1%
Oct 59:15 AM11:14 PM-4:12 PM(66.7°)252,16615.5%
* All times are local time for Melbourne. 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 Melbourne This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:21 AMFri 4:54 PMFri 11:07 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:17 AMThu 8:52 PMThu 2:04 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 10:20 AMFri 1:23 AMThu 5:52 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 5:57 AMFri 6:06 PMFri 12:01 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnThu 9:17 AMThu 11:37 PMThu 4:27 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 7:36 PMFri 6:47 AMFri 1:12 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:04 PMFri 5:02 AMThu 10:33 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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