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

Moon: 17.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 1:19:52 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:13 AM 80° East
Sunset Today: 7:10 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 3:39 AM 71° East
Moonset Today: 3:45 PM 288° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 56 minutes (+21s)

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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

1:19 PM

Altitude

73.1°

Heading

353° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 56m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: +21s

Winter: +14m 50s

Summer: -36m 14s

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 – 6:03 AM
Astro. Twilight6:03 AM – 6:28 AM
Nautical Twilight6:28 AM – 6:52 AM
Civil Twilight6:52 AM – 7:13 AM
Daylight7:13 AM – 7:10 PM
Civil Twilight7:10 PM – 7:31 PM
Nautical Twilight7:31 PM – 7:56 PM
Astro. Twilight7:56 PM – 8:20 PM
Night8:20 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 287:13 AM7:10 PM11:56:47+0:211:12 PM (73.2°)93.892
Aug 297:13 AM7:10 PM11:57:09+0:211:11 PM (73.5°)93.871
Aug 307:12 AM7:10 PM11:57:31+0:211:11 PM (73.9°)93.849
Aug 317:12 AM7:10 PM11:57:53+0:221:11 PM (74.3°)93.828
Sep 17:11 AM7:09 PM11:58:15+0:221:10 PM (74.6°)93.806
Sep 27:11 AM7:09 PM11:58:38+0:221:10 PM (75.0°)93.784
Sep 37:10 AM7:09 PM11:59:00+0:221:10 PM (75.3°)93.761
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Diego Garcia on Sep 1

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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

1:19 PM

Altitude

31.6°

Heading

297° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

17.6%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 283:39 AM3:45 PM-9:42 AM(64.1°)235,31818.9%
Aug 294:33 AM4:40 PM-10:36 AM(65.4°)237,33510.9%
Aug 305:25 AM5:33 PM-11:29 AM(67.7°)239,4735.0%
Aug 316:13 AM6:24 PM-12:18 PM(70.8°)241,6991.3%
Sep 17:00 AM7:13 PM-1:06 PM(74.4°)243,9550.0%
Sep 27:44 AM8:01 PM-1:52 PM(78.3°)246,1490.9%
Sep 38:26 AM8:47 PM-2:36 PM(82.4°)248,1613.9%
* 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, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:29 AMSun 8:35 PMSun 2:32 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:35 AMSun 8:38 PMSun 2:36 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 1:06 PMMon 1:38 AMSun 7:22 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:34 AMSun 8:35 PMSun 2:35 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 1:04 PMMon 1:28 AMSun 7:16 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:14 PMMon 10:07 AMMon 4:11 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 7:25 PMMon 7:37 AMMon 1:31 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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