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

Moon: 0.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 30, 2016 at 11:04:47 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:56 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 7:05 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 6:23 AM 87° East
Moonset Today: 6:43 PM 271° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 9 minutes (+24s)

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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

11:04 AM

Altitude

60.9°

Heading

83° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 9m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: +24s

Winter: +27m 39s

Summer: -23m 25s

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 – 5:46 AM
Astro. Twilight5:46 AM – 6:10 AM
Nautical Twilight6:10 AM – 6:35 AM
Civil Twilight6:35 AM – 6:56 AM
Daylight6:56 AM – 7:05 PM
Civil Twilight7:05 PM – 7:26 PM
Nautical Twilight7:26 PM – 7:50 PM
Astro. Twilight7:50 PM – 8:15 PM
Night8:15 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 306:56 AM7:05 PM12:09:37+0:241:00 PM (85.7°)93.084
Oct 16:55 AM7:05 PM12:10:01+0:241:00 PM (86.1°)93.057
Oct 26:55 AM7:05 PM12:10:25+0:241:00 PM (86.5°)93.030
Oct 36:54 AM7:05 PM12:10:49+0:2412:59 PM (86.9°)93.004
Oct 46:53 AM7:05 PM12:11:13+0:2412:59 PM (87.2°)92.977
Oct 56:53 AM7:05 PM12:11:38+0:2412:59 PM (87.6°)92.949
Oct 66:52 AM7:05 PM12:12:02+0:2412:58 PM (88.0°)92.922
* 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

11:04 AM

Altitude

66.5°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 306:23 AM6:43 PM-12:33 PM(80.9°)248,3850.5%
Oct 17:05 AM7:28 PM-1:16 PM(84.9°)249,9470.1%
Oct 27:46 AM8:13 PM-1:59 PM(88.8°)251,1821.7%
Oct 38:27 AM8:59 PM-2:43 PM(87.6°)252,0105.2%
Oct 49:09 AM9:45 PM-3:27 PM(84.4°)252,33510.3%
Oct 59:53 AM10:31 PM-4:12 PM(81.8°)252,05816.9%
Oct 610:37 AM11:19 PM-4:58 PM(79.9°)251,09224.8%
* 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, Fri, Sep 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:58 AMFri 5:57 PMFri 11:57 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 8:45 AMFri 9:06 PMFri 2:55 PMFairly good visibility
MarsFri 12:24 PMSat 12:57 AMFri 6:41 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 6:49 AMFri 6:53 PMFri 12:51 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnFri 11:00 AMFri 11:26 PMFri 5:13 PMAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:00 PMSat 7:54 AMSat 1:57 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 5:12 PMSat 5:24 AMFri 11:18 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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