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

Moon: 79.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 26, 2016 at 8:38:47 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:15 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 7:00 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:54 PM 106° East
Moonset Today: 10:46 AM 253° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 44 minutes (-11s)

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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

8:38 PM

Altitude

-23.9°

Heading

290° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 44m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -11s

Winter: +2m 29s

Summer: -48m 34s

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 – 6:01 AM
Astro. Twilight6:01 AM – 6:27 AM
Nautical Twilight6:27 AM – 6:53 AM
Civil Twilight6:53 AM – 7:15 AM
Daylight7:15 AM – 7:00 PM
Civil Twilight7:00 PM – 7:22 PM
Nautical Twilight7:22 PM – 7:48 PM
Astro. Twilight7:48 PM – 8:14 PM
Night8:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 267:15 AM7:00 PM11:44:27−0:111:07 PM (61.5°)94.175
May 277:15 AM7:00 PM11:44:16−0:111:08 PM (61.3°)94.191
May 287:16 AM7:00 PM11:44:05−0:101:08 PM (61.2°)94.208
May 297:16 AM7:00 PM11:43:55−0:101:08 PM (61.0°)94.224
May 307:16 AM7:00 PM11:43:45−0:091:08 PM (60.9°)94.239
May 317:16 AM7:00 PM11:43:35−0:091:08 PM (60.7°)94.255
Jun 17:17 AM7:00 PM11:43:26−0:091:08 PM (60.6°)94.270
* 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

8:38 PM

Altitude

-31.2°

Heading

114° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.2%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 26-10:46 AM10:54 PM4:25 AM(79.6°)242,83784.5%
May 27-11:36 AM11:47 PM5:16 AM(81.5°)240,29676.1%
May 28-12:25 PM-6:06 AM(84.3°)237,54766.2%
May 2912:39 AM1:14 PM-6:57 AM(87.9°)234,66955.3%
May 301:32 AM2:02 PM-7:48 AM(87.9°)231,78943.8%
May 312:26 AM2:51 PM-8:39 AM(83.3°)229,08932.4%
Jun 13:21 AM3:42 PM-9:32 AM(78.5°)226,80021.6%
* 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, May 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:50 AMFri 5:40 PMFri 11:45 AMDifficult
VenusFri 7:04 AMFri 6:48 PMFri 12:56 PMSlightly difficult
MarsThu 6:30 PMFri 6:55 AMFri 12:43 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:57 PMFri 1:52 AMThu 7:54 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 7:25 PMSat 7:49 AMSat 1:37 AMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 4:19 AMFri 4:13 PMFri 10:16 AMDifficult
NeptuneFri 1:40 AMFri 1:50 PMFri 7:45 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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