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

Moon: 40.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 1:18:33 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:23 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 7:10 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 1:56 AM 77° East
Moonset Today: 2:08 PM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 47 minutes (+15s)

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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

1:18 AM

Altitude

-78.3°

Heading

2° N

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 47m 1s

Change since

Yesterday: +15s

Winter: +5m 3s

Summer: -46m 1s

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 – 7:01 AM
Civil Twilight7:01 AM – 7:23 AM
Daylight7:23 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 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
Jul 317:23 AM7:11 PM11:47:47+0:151:17 PM (64.6°)94.357
Aug 17:23 AM7:11 PM11:48:04+0:161:17 PM (64.8°)94.346
Aug 27:22 AM7:11 PM11:48:20+0:161:17 PM (65.1°)94.334
Aug 37:22 AM7:11 PM11:48:37+0:161:17 PM (65.3°)94.322
* 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

1:18 AM

Altitude

-9.6°

Heading

79° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

40.4%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Jul 314:49 AM4:56 PM-10:52 AM(63.7°)232,2488.7%
Aug 15:46 AM5:53 PM-11:49 AM(64.4°)233,9863.3%
Aug 26:40 AM6:48 PM-12:44 PM(66.1°)236,1590.5%
Aug 37:31 AM7:41 PM-1:36 PM(68.8°)238,6740.3%
* 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, Thu, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:44 AMThu 8:36 PMThu 2:40 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 8:21 AMThu 8:10 PMThu 2:15 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 2:11 PMFri 2:39 AMThu 8:25 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:15 AMThu 10:14 PMThu 4:15 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:06 PMFri 3:30 AMThu 9:18 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:21 AMThu 12:14 PMThu 6:18 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:34 PMThu 9:45 AMThu 3:40 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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