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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Sep 1, 2016 at 8:54:31 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:00 AM 82° East
Sunset Today: 5:55 PM 278° West


Moonrise Today: 5:45 AM 81° East
Moonset Today: 5:54 PM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 54 minutes (+32s)

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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

8:54 AM

Altitude

40.9°

Heading

70° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 54m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: +32s

Winter: +23m 43s

Summer: -49m 35s

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 – 4:50 AM
Astro. Twilight4:50 AM – 5:14 AM
Nautical Twilight5:14 AM – 5:39 AM
Civil Twilight5:39 AM – 6:00 AM
Daylight6:00 AM – 5:55 PM
Civil Twilight5:55 PM – 6:16 PM
Nautical Twilight6:16 PM – 6:40 PM
Astro. Twilight6:40 PM – 7:05 PM
Night7:05 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 16:00 AM5:55 PM11:54:38+0:3211:57 AM (71.5°)93.808
Sep 25:59 AM5:55 PM11:55:10+0:3211:57 AM (71.8°)93.786
Sep 35:59 AM5:55 PM11:55:43+0:3211:57 AM (72.2°)93.763
Sep 45:58 AM5:54 PM11:56:15+0:3211:56 AM (72.6°)93.740
Sep 55:58 AM5:54 PM11:56:48+0:3211:56 AM (72.9°)93.716
Sep 65:57 AM5:54 PM11:57:21+0:3211:56 AM (73.3°)93.693
Sep 75:56 AM5:54 PM11:57:54+0:3211:55 AM (73.7°)93.669
* All times are local time for The Settlement. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in The Settlement on Sep 1

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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

8:54 AM

Altitude

43.2°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 15:45 AM5:54 PM-11:49 AM(70.9°)243,7470.0%
Sep 26:28 AM6:43 PM-12:35 PM(74.8°)245,9520.7%
Sep 37:10 AM7:30 PM-1:19 PM(78.8°)247,9873.5%
Sep 47:50 AM8:16 PM-2:03 PM(82.8°)249,7098.2%
Sep 58:31 AM9:02 PM-2:46 PM(86.7°)250,97014.4%
Sep 69:11 AM9:49 PM-3:29 PM(89.9°)251,62522.0%
Sep 79:53 AM10:35 PM-4:13 PM(86.9°)251,55630.5%
* 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, Thu, Sep 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:00 AMThu 7:07 PMThu 1:03 PMDifficult to see
VenusThu 7:23 AMThu 7:28 PMThu 1:25 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 11:41 AMFri 12:25 AMThu 6:03 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 7:09 AMThu 7:10 PMThu 1:09 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 11:31 AMFri 12:05 AMThu 5:48 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 8:47 PMFri 8:37 AMFri 2:42 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 5:55 PMFri 6:10 AMFri 12:02 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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