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Moon: 1.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 30, 2016 at 1:31:54 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:34 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 5:07 AM 86° East
Moonset Today: 5:14 PM 272° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 23 minutes (+2m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sydney

The Sun's altitude in Sydney 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

1:31 AM

Altitude

-45.6°

Heading

140° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 23m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 5s

Winter: +2h 29m

Summer: -2h 1m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sydney Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sydney 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 – 4:10 AM
Astro. Twilight4:10 AM – 4:39 AM
Nautical Twilight4:39 AM – 5:09 AM
Civil Twilight5:09 AM – 5:34 AM
Daylight5:34 AM – 5:57 PM
Civil Twilight5:57 PM – 6:22 PM
Nautical Twilight6:22 PM – 6:52 PM
Astro. Twilight6:52 PM – 7:21 PM
Night7:21 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 305:34 AM5:57 PM12:23:29+2:0511:45 AM (59.1°)93.089
Oct 15:32 AM5:58 PM12:25:35+2:0511:45 AM (59.4°)93.063
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 26:31 AM6:59 PM12:27:40+2:0512:45 PM (59.8°)93.036
Oct 36:30 AM6:59 PM12:29:46+2:0512:44 PM (60.2°)93.009
Oct 46:28 AM7:00 PM12:31:52+2:0512:44 PM (60.6°)92.982
Oct 56:27 AM7:01 PM12:33:57+2:0512:44 PM (61.0°)92.955
Oct 66:26 AM7:02 PM12:36:03+2:0512:43 PM (61.4°)92.928
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 Sydney time.

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Today's Moon in Sydney

The Moon's path in Sydney 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

1:31 AM

Altitude

-42.8°

Heading

119° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 305:07 AM5:14 PM-11:08 AM(53.1°)248,0060.9%
Oct 15:40 AM6:08 PM-11:51 AM(57.1°)249,6300.0%
Note: hours shift because the clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details.)
Oct 27:12 AM8:02 PM-1:34 PM(61.0°)250,9441.2%
Oct 37:45 AM8:56 PM-2:18 PM(64.7°)251,8694.3%
Oct 48:19 AM9:49 PM-3:02 PM(68.0°)252,3129.0%
Oct 58:55 AM10:42 PM-3:46 PM(70.7°)252,17415.4%
Oct 69:34 AM11:33 PM-4:32 PM(72.7°)251,36623.0%
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 Sydney This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:54 AMFri 4:31 PMFri 10:42 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:58 AMFri 8:23 PMFri 1:40 PMFairly good visibility
MarsFri 10:07 AMSat 12:45 AMFri 5:26 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 5:32 AMFri 5:40 PMFri 11:36 AMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnFri 8:58 AMFri 10:59 PMFri 3:58 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 7:08 PMFri 6:26 AMFri 12:47 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 3:38 PMSat 4:29 AMFri 10:04 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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