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

Moon: 79.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2016 at 11:01:24 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:24 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:10 PM 290° West


Moonrise Today: 11:12 PM 90° East
Moonset Today: 10:47 AM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 46 minutes (+13s)

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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 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

11:01 AM

Altitude

47.1°

Heading

50° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 46m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +13s

Winter: +4m 5s

Summer: -46m 59s

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 – 6:11 AM
Astro. Twilight6:11 AM – 6:36 AM
Nautical Twilight6:36 AM – 7:02 AM
Civil Twilight7:02 AM – 7:24 AM
Daylight7:24 AM – 7:10 PM
Civil Twilight7:10 PM – 7:32 PM
Nautical Twilight7:32 PM – 7:58 PM
Astro. Twilight7:58 PM – 8:23 PM
Night8:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 247:24 AM7:10 PM11:46:02+0:131:17 PM (63.0°)94.424
Jul 257:24 AM7:10 PM11:46:16+0:141:17 PM (63.2°)94.415
Jul 267:24 AM7:10 PM11:46:31+0:141:17 PM (63.4°)94.407
Jul 277:24 AM7:10 PM11:46:45+0:141:17 PM (63.6°)94.398
Jul 287:23 AM7:10 PM11:47:01+0:151:17 PM (63.9°)94.388
Jul 297:23 AM7:11 PM11:47:16+0:151:17 PM (64.1°)94.378
Jul 307:23 AM7:11 PM11:47:32+0:151:17 PM (64.3°)94.368
* 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

11:01 AM

Altitude

-2.8°

Heading

267° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.6%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-10:47 AM11:12 PM4:33 AM(86.6°)231,72682.0%
Jul 25-11:36 AM-5:24 AM(81.9°)230,70572.1%
Jul 2612:06 AM12:25 PM-6:16 AM(77.3°)230,04560.9%
Jul 271:01 AM1:16 PM-7:09 AM(72.9°)229,72849.1%
Jul 281:56 AM2:08 PM-8:03 AM(69.1°)229,75837.3%
Jul 292:53 AM3:03 PM-8:58 AM(66.2°)230,16026.2%
Jul 303:51 AM3:59 PM-9:55 AM(64.4°)230,97616.4%
* 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, Sun, Jul 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:36 AMSun 8:24 PMSun 2:30 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:18 AMSun 8:05 PMSun 2:12 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:21 PMMon 2:49 AMSun 8:35 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 10:29 AMSun 10:27 PMSun 4:28 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:22 PMMon 3:46 AMSun 9:34 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 12:37 AMSun 12:30 PMSun 6:33 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 9:46 PMMon 9:57 AMMon 3:52 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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