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Moon: 9.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 31, 2016 at 7:41:28 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:14 AM 72° East
Sunset Today: 5:53 PM 288° West


Moonrise Today: 3:35 AM 71° East
Moonset Today: 3:33 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 39 minutes (+23s)

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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

7:41 AM

Altitude

19.3°

Heading

66° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 39m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: +23s

Winter: +8m 31s

Summer: -1h 4m

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 – 5:01 AM
Astro. Twilight5:01 AM – 5:26 AM
Nautical Twilight5:26 AM – 5:52 AM
Civil Twilight5:52 AM – 6:14 AM
Daylight6:14 AM – 5:53 PM
Civil Twilight5:53 PM – 6:16 PM
Nautical Twilight6:16 PM – 6:41 PM
Astro. Twilight6:41 PM – 7:06 PM
Night7:06 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 316:14 AM5:53 PM11:39:26+0:2312:04 PM (61.4°)94.358
Aug 16:14 AM5:54 PM11:39:50+0:2312:04 PM (61.7°)94.347
Aug 26:13 AM5:54 PM11:40:14+0:2412:04 PM (61.9°)94.335
Aug 36:13 AM5:54 PM11:40:38+0:2412:03 PM (62.2°)94.323
Aug 46:13 AM5:54 PM11:41:03+0:2412:03 PM (62.5°)94.310
Aug 56:13 AM5:54 PM11:41:28+0:2512:03 PM (62.7°)94.296
Aug 66:12 AM5:54 PM11:41:54+0:2512:03 PM (63.0°)94.282
* 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

7:41 AM

Altitude

50.0°

Heading

43° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.8%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 313:35 AM3:33 PM-9:34 AM(60.6°)232,1109.3%
Aug 14:32 AM4:30 PM-10:31 AM(61.1°)233,8063.7%
Aug 25:26 AM5:26 PM-11:26 AM(62.7°)235,9420.6%
Aug 36:17 AM6:20 PM-12:18 PM(65.3°)238,4310.2%
Aug 47:05 AM7:12 PM-1:08 PM(68.7°)241,1332.2%
Aug 57:50 AM8:02 PM-1:55 PM(72.4°)243,8646.4%
Aug 68:33 AM8:50 PM-2:41 PM(76.5°)246,41712.3%
* 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, Sun, Jul 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:39 AMSun 7:26 PMSun 1:32 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:14 AMSun 6:56 PMSun 1:05 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 12:45 PMMon 1:24 AMSun 7:04 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:54 AMSun 8:50 PMSun 2:52 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:36 PMMon 2:10 AMSun 7:53 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:58 PMSun 10:48 AMSun 4:53 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:08 PMSun 8:22 AMSun 2:15 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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