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Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 0.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 8:40:37 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:52 AM 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:25 PM 246° West


Moonrise Today: 6:58 AM 109° East
Moonset Today: 7:46 PM 252° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 33 minutes

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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

8:40 PM

Altitude

-17.9°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
12h 33m 9s

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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 – 5:35 AM
Astro. Twilight5:35 AM – 6:03 AM
Nautical Twilight6:03 AM – 6:29 AM
Civil Twilight6:29 AM – 6:52 AM
Daylight6:52 AM – 7:25 PM
Civil Twilight7:25 PM – 7:48 PM
Nautical Twilight7:48 PM – 8:15 PM
Astro. Twilight8:15 PM – 8:42 PM
Night8:42 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 226:52 AM7:25 PM12:33:09< 1s1:09 PM (73.9°)91.448
Dec 236:53 AM7:26 PM12:33:09< 1s1:09 PM (73.9°)91.442
Dec 246:53 AM7:26 PM12:33:08−0:011:10 PM (73.9°)91.436
Dec 256:54 AM7:27 PM12:33:06−0:011:10 PM (73.9°)91.431
Dec 266:54 AM7:27 PM12:33:03−0:021:11 PM (74.0°)91.426
Dec 276:55 AM7:28 PM12:33:00−0:021:11 PM (74.0°)91.422
Dec 286:55 AM7:28 PM12:32:57−0:031:12 PM (74.1°)91.418
* All times are in local Diego Garcia time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 5:03 AM in Diego Garcia. This day is 51 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 214:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 238:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 225:03 AM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

8:40 PM

Altitude

-13.3°

Heading

249° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 226:58 AM7:46 PM-1:22 PM(77.9°)229,0410.3%
Dec 237:57 AM8:44 PM-2:21 PM(79.2°)227,4322.4%
Dec 248:57 AM9:41 PM-3:19 PM(81.7°)226,7277.5%
Dec 259:56 AM10:35 PM-4:16 PM(85.3°)226,89415.2%
Dec 2610:53 AM11:26 PM-5:10 PM(88.5°)227,80824.9%
Dec 2711:49 AM--6:03 PM(83.9°)229,29135.9%
Dec 28-12:16 AM12:43 PM6:54 PM(79.3°)231,15247.5%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Diego Garcia time.

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