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Moon: 75.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 12:25:28 am


Sunrise Today: 5:29 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:12 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 2:30 pm 83° East
Moonset Today: 1:54 am 274° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 43 minutes (+9s)

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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

12:25 am

Altitude

-55.6°

Heading

165° S

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 43m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: +9s

Winter: +1h 12m

Summer: -54s

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 – 4:11 am
Astro. Twilight4:11 am – 4:38 am
Nautical Twilight4:38 am – 5:06 am
Civil Twilight5:06 am – 5:29 am
Daylight5:29 am – 6:12 pm
Civil Twilight6:12 pm – 6:35 pm
Nautical Twilight6:35 pm – 7:02 pm
Astro. Twilight7:02 pm – 7:29 pm
Night7:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 105:29 am6:12 pm12:43:19+0:0911:50 am (77.5°)91.537
Dec 115:29 am6:12 pm12:43:28+0:0911:51 am (77.4°)91.526
Dec 125:29 am6:13 pm12:43:36+0:0811:51 am (77.3°)91.515
Dec 135:30 am6:13 pm12:43:44+0:0711:52 am (77.3°)91.505
Dec 145:30 am6:14 pm12:43:51+0:0611:52 am (77.2°)91.495
Dec 155:31 am6:15 pm12:43:56+0:0511:53 am (77.1°)91.486
Dec 165:31 am6:15 pm12:44:01+0:0411:53 am (77.1°)91.478
* 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

12:25 am

Altitude

20.1°

Heading

279° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

75.2%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-1:54 am2:30 pm8:38 pm(71.4°)225,81883.2%
Dec 11-2:44 am3:29 pm9:34 pm(67.1°)223,78891.4%
Dec 12-3:38 am4:31 pm10:33 pm(63.5°)222,80097.0%
Dec 13-4:35 am5:34 pm11:34 pm(61.1°)223,03399.7%
Dec 14-5:35 am6:37 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 15-6:36 am7:38 pm12:36 am(60.2°)224,51799.1%
Dec 16-7:37 am8:35 pm1:37 am(60.7°)227,11595.4%
* 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, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:58 amSat 7:43 pmSat 1:21 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 8:44 amSat 9:23 pmSat 3:03 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 10:10 amSat 10:36 pmSat 4:23 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 1:44 amSat 1:56 pmSat 7:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 5:33 amSat 6:10 pmSat 11:52 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 2:00 pmSun 1:52 amSat 7:56 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:16 amSat 11:32 pmSat 5:24 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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