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Moon: 11.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 10:55:03 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:02 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 5:55 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 3:19 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 3:18 PM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 53 minutes (+31s)

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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

10:55 AM

Altitude

64.9°

Heading

39° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 53m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +31s

Winter: +22m 7s

Summer: -51m 11s

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 – 4:51 AM
Astro. Twilight4:51 AM – 5:16 AM
Nautical Twilight5:16 AM – 5:40 AM
Civil Twilight5:40 AM – 6:02 AM
Daylight6:02 AM – 5:55 PM
Civil Twilight5:55 PM – 6:16 PM
Nautical Twilight6:16 PM – 6:41 PM
Astro. Twilight6:41 PM – 7:05 PM
Night7:05 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:02 AM5:55 PM11:53:02+0:3111:58 AM (70.4°)93.873
Aug 306:01 AM5:55 PM11:53:34+0:3111:58 AM (70.7°)93.851
Aug 316:01 AM5:55 PM11:54:06+0:3111:58 AM (71.1°)93.830
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
* 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

10:55 AM

Altitude

53.7°

Heading

320° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.1%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 293:19 AM3:18 PM-9:18 AM(62.1°)237,14311.5%
Aug 304:11 AM4:12 PM-10:11 AM(64.3°)239,2715.4%
Aug 314:59 AM5:04 PM-11:01 AM(67.3°)241,4911.6%
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%
* 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, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:12 AMMon 7:20 PMMon 1:16 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 7:23 AMMon 7:25 PMMon 1:24 PMFairly good visibility
MarsMon 11:46 AMTue 12:30 AMMon 6:08 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 7:19 AMMon 7:19 PMMon 1:19 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnMon 11:42 AMTue 12:17 AMMon 5:59 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 8:59 PMTue 8:49 AMTue 2:54 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 6:07 PMTue 6:22 AMTue 12:14 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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