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Moon: 2.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 29, 2016 at 5:14:49 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:42 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 5:53 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 4:25 AM 83° East
Moonset Today: 4:38 PM 275° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (+34s)

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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 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

5:14 PM

Altitude

8.6°

Heading

269° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 10m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +34s

Winter: +39m 28s

Summer: -33m 50s

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 – 4:32 AM
Astro. Twilight4:32 AM – 4:57 AM
Nautical Twilight4:57 AM – 5:21 AM
Civil Twilight5:21 AM – 5:42 AM
Daylight5:42 AM – 5:53 PM
Civil Twilight5:53 PM – 6:14 PM
Nautical Twilight6:14 PM – 6:38 PM
Astro. Twilight6:38 PM – 7:03 PM
Night7:03 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 295:42 AM5:53 PM12:10:22+0:3411:48 AM (82.2°)93.113
Sep 305:42 AM5:53 PM12:10:57+0:3411:47 AM (82.5°)93.086
Oct 15:41 AM5:53 PM12:11:32+0:3411:47 AM (82.9°)93.060
Oct 25:41 AM5:53 PM12:12:06+0:3411:47 AM (83.3°)93.033
Oct 35:40 AM5:53 PM12:12:41+0:3411:46 AM (83.7°)93.006
Oct 45:39 AM5:53 PM12:13:16+0:3411:46 AM (84.1°)92.979
Oct 55:39 AM5:53 PM12:13:50+0:3411:46 AM (84.5°)92.952
* 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

5:14 PM

Altitude

-9.6°

Heading

273° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.4%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 294:25 AM4:38 PM-10:31 AM(73.4°)246,3763.3%
Sep 305:07 AM5:25 PM-11:15 AM(77.4°)248,2270.7%
Oct 15:48 AM6:12 PM-11:59 AM(81.4°)249,8150.1%
Oct 26:28 AM6:58 PM-12:42 PM(85.3°)251,0841.5%
Oct 37:08 AM7:44 PM-1:25 PM(88.9°)251,9544.8%
Oct 47:50 AM8:30 PM-2:09 PM(87.9°)252,3299.8%
Oct 58:32 AM9:18 PM-2:54 PM(85.2°)252,11116.3%
* 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, Thu, Sep 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:46 AMFri 4:43 PMFri 10:44 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:29 AMThu 7:55 PMThu 1:42 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 11:06 AMThu 11:52 PMThu 5:29 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 5:39 AMThu 5:43 PMThu 11:41 AMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnThu 9:46 AMThu 10:21 PMThu 4:04 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 6:53 PMFri 6:43 AMFri 12:48 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:02 PMFri 4:17 AMThu 10:09 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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