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Moon: 34.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 31, 2016 at 5:19:33 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:08 AM 68° East
Sunset Today: 5:42 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:07 AM 92° East
Moonset Today: 1:34 PM 270° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 33 minutes (-13s)

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Today's Sun Position in The Settlement

The Sun's altitude in The Settlement 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

5:19 AM

Altitude

-12.0°

Heading

70° E

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

11h 33m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: -13s

Winter: +2m 25s

Summer: -1h 10m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in The Settlement Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in The Settlement 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 – 4:54 AM
Astro. Twilight4:54 AM – 5:20 AM
Nautical Twilight5:20 AM – 5:46 AM
Civil Twilight5:46 AM – 6:08 AM
Daylight6:08 AM – 5:42 PM
Civil Twilight5:42 PM – 6:04 PM
Nautical Twilight6:04 PM – 6:30 PM
Astro. Twilight6:30 PM – 6:56 PM
Night6:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 316:08 AM5:42 PM11:33:20−0:1311:55 AM (57.6°)94.253
Jun 16:09 AM5:42 PM11:33:07−0:1311:55 AM (57.5°)94.268
Jun 26:09 AM5:42 PM11:32:54−0:1211:55 AM (57.4°)94.283
Jun 36:09 AM5:42 PM11:32:42−0:1211:55 AM (57.2°)94.297
Jun 46:09 AM5:42 PM11:32:30−0:1111:56 AM (57.1°)94.310
Jun 56:10 AM5:42 PM11:32:19−0:1011:56 AM (57.0°)94.323
Jun 66:10 AM5:42 PM11:32:09−0:1011:56 AM (56.9°)94.335
* All times are local time for The Settlement. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 PM
* All times are local The Settlement time.

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Today's Moon in The Settlement

The Moon's path in The Settlement 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

5:19 AM

Altitude

59.0°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

34.3%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 311:07 AM1:34 PM-7:21 AM(80.5°)229,32533.4%
Jun 12:03 AM2:23 PM-8:14 AM(75.7°)226,98722.6%
Jun 23:01 AM3:14 PM-9:08 AM(71.1°)225,28613.2%
Jun 34:00 AM4:08 PM-10:05 AM(66.9°)224,4546.0%
Jun 45:01 AM5:05 PM-11:03 AM(63.5°)224,6591.5%
Jun 56:03 AM6:03 PM-12:03 PM(61.4°)225,9550.2%
Jun 67:03 AM7:02 PM-1:03 PM(60.5°)228,2622.0%
* All times are local time for The Settlement. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in The Settlement This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:32 AMTue 4:16 PMTue 10:24 AMSlightly difficult
VenusTue 6:01 AMTue 5:34 PMTue 11:47 AMExtremely difficult
MarsTue 4:45 PMWed 5:20 AMTue 11:03 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 12:27 PMWed 12:19 AMTue 6:23 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 5:54 PMTue 6:29 AMTue 12:12 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 2:53 AMTue 2:43 PMTue 8:48 AMDifficult
NeptuneTue 12:09 AMTue 12:24 PMTue 6:17 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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