Flag for British Indian Ocean Territory Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 10.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 4:25:19 am


Sunrise Today: 6:45 am 112° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:16 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 9:43 am 108° East
Moonset Today: 10:26 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 31 minutes (+10s)

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Today's Sun Position in Diego Garcia

The Sun's altitude in Diego Garcia 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

4:25 am

Altitude

-31.8°

Heading

122° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 31m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +10s

Winter: +49m 25s

Summer: -1m 39s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Diego Garcia Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Diego Garcia 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 – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:45 am
Daylight6:45 am – 7:16 pm
Civil Twilight7:16 pm – 7:39 pm
Nautical Twilight7:39 pm – 8:05 pm
Astro. Twilight8:05 pm – 8:32 pm
Night8:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 36:45 am7:16 pm12:31:22+0:101:00 pm (75.1°)91.628
Dec 46:45 am7:17 pm12:31:33+0:101:01 pm (75.0°)91.614
Dec 56:45 am7:17 pm12:31:43+0:091:01 pm (74.9°)91.600
Dec 66:46 am7:18 pm12:31:52+0:091:02 pm (74.8°)91.586
Dec 76:46 am7:18 pm12:32:01+0:081:02 pm (74.6°)91.573
Dec 86:46 am7:19 pm12:32:09+0:081:02 pm (74.5°)91.560
Dec 96:47 am7:19 pm12:32:17+0:071:03 pm (74.4°)91.548
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:30 am
June SolsticeJun 214:34 am
September EquinoxSep 228:21 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:44 pm
* All times are local Diego Garcia time.

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Today's Moon in Diego Garcia

The Moon's path in Diego Garcia 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

4:25 am

Altitude

-62.6°

Heading

157° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.7%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 39:43 am10:26 pm-4:05 pm(79.3°)246,60813.8%
Dec 410:33 am11:14 pm-4:54 pm(81.2°)244,22321.6%
Dec 511:24 am--5:43 pm(84.0°)241,44430.7%
Dec 6-12:02 am12:15 pm6:32 pm(87.6°)238,32341.0%
Dec 7-12:48 am1:06 pm7:21 pm(88.3°)234,96952.1%
Dec 8-1:35 am1:58 pm8:11 pm(83.7°)231,55763.3%
Dec 9-2:23 am2:51 pm9:03 pm(78.9°)228,33374.2%
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Diego Garcia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 3, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:06 amSat 8:40 pmSat 2:23 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 9:54 amSat 10:25 pmSat 4:10 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:32 amSat 11:54 pmSat 5:43 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 3:22 amSat 3:30 pmSat 9:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:15 amSat 7:42 pmSat 1:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 3:39 pmSun 3:34 amSat 9:37 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:58 pmSun 1:10 amSat 7:04 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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