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Moon: 19.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 3, 2016 at 8:50:17 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 74° East
Sunset Today: 5:46 PM 286° West


Moonrise Today: 2:21 AM 95° East
Moonset Today: 2:52 PM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 43 minutes (-27s)

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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

8:50 AM

Altitude

37.5°

Heading

61° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 43m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -27s

Winter: +12m 12s

Summer: -1h 1m

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 – 5:16 AM
Nautical Twilight5:16 AM – 5:41 AM
Civil Twilight5:41 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 5:46 PM
Civil Twilight5:46 PM – 6:07 PM
Nautical Twilight6:07 PM – 6:33 PM
Astro. Twilight6:33 PM – 6:58 PM
Night6:58 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 36:03 AM5:46 PM11:43:07−0:2711:54 AM (63.8°)93.716
May 46:03 AM5:45 PM11:42:40−0:2611:54 AM (63.5°)93.740
May 56:03 AM5:45 PM11:42:14−0:2611:54 AM (63.2°)93.763
May 66:03 AM5:45 PM11:41:48−0:2611:54 AM (62.9°)93.786
May 76:03 AM5:44 PM11:41:22−0:2511:54 AM (62.7°)93.808
May 86:03 AM5:44 PM11:40:57−0:2511:54 AM (62.4°)93.830
May 96:03 AM5:44 PM11:40:32−0:2411:54 AM (62.1°)93.851
* 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

8:50 AM

Altitude

82.5°

Heading

335° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

19.5%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 32:21 AM2:52 PM-8:37 AM(83.2°)227,45319.6%
May 43:18 AM3:42 PM-9:31 AM(78.3°)224,74910.8%
May 54:17 AM4:34 PM-10:26 AM(73.4°)222,9664.3%
May 65:17 AM5:28 PM-11:23 AM(68.9°)222,3440.7%
May 76:19 AM6:25 PM-12:22 PM(65.0°)222,9950.4%
May 87:21 AM7:23 PM-1:22 PM(62.3°)224,8743.4%
May 98:22 AM8:21 PM-2:22 PM(60.9°)227,7799.2%
* 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryTue 6:45 AMTue 6:17 PMTue 12:31 PM
VenusTue 5:26 AMTue 5:13 PMTue 11:20 AM
MarsTue 7:13 PMWed 7:49 AMWed 1:31 AM
JupiterTue 2:15 PMWed 2:06 AMTue 8:10 PM
SaturnTue 7:48 PMWed 8:23 AMWed 2:05 AM
UranusTue 4:37 AMTue 4:28 PMTue 10:33 AM
NeptuneTue 1:58 AMTue 2:12 PMTue 8:05 AM
PlutoMon 10:10 PMTue 10:45 AMTue 4:27 AM
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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