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Moon: 9.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2016 at 8:58:35 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:27 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:18 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 3:24 AM 69° East
Moonset Today: 5:56 PM 288° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 51 minutes (-3m 54s)

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Today's Sun Position in Essen

The Sun's altitude in Essen 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

8:58 PM

Altitude

-16.3°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

11h 51m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 54s

Winter: +4h 1m

Summer: -4h 46m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Essen Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Essen 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 – 5:34 AM
Astro. Twilight5:34 AM – 6:14 AM
Nautical Twilight6:14 AM – 6:53 AM
Civil Twilight6:53 AM – 7:27 AM
Daylight7:27 AM – 7:18 PM
Civil Twilight7:18 PM – 7:51 PM
Nautical Twilight7:51 PM – 8:30 PM
Astro. Twilight8:30 PM – 9:10 PM
Night9:10 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Essen - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 277:27 AM7:18 PM11:51:26−3:541:23 PM (36.7°)93.158
Sep 287:28 AM7:16 PM11:47:31−3:541:22 PM (36.3°)93.132
Sep 297:30 AM7:13 PM11:43:37−3:541:22 PM (35.9°)93.105
Sep 307:31 AM7:11 PM11:39:43−3:541:22 PM (35.5°)93.079
Oct 17:33 AM7:09 PM11:35:48−3:541:21 PM (35.1°)93.052
Oct 27:35 AM7:07 PM11:31:54−3:541:21 PM (34.7°)93.026
Oct 37:36 AM7:04 PM11:28:01−3:531:21 PM (34.3°)92.999
* All times are local time for Essen. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2112:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 224:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 AM
* All times are local Essen time.

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Today's Moon in Essen

The Moon's path in Essen 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

8:58 PM

Altitude

-22.9°

Heading

326° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.9%

Moon in Essen - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 273:24 AM5:56 PM-10:45 AM(50.1°)242,65512.6%
Sep 284:30 AM6:23 PM-11:33 AM(46.6°)244,8886.5%
Sep 295:36 AM6:48 PM-12:18 PM(42.8°)246,9072.4%
Sep 306:42 AM7:12 PM-1:02 PM(38.8°)248,6900.3%
Oct 17:46 AM7:35 PM-1:45 PM(34.8°)250,1980.3%
Oct 28:49 AM7:59 PM-2:29 PM(31.0°)251,3662.2%
Oct 39:52 AM8:24 PM-3:12 PM(27.5°)252,1106.0%
* All times are local time for Essen. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Essen This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:46 AMWed 6:51 PMWed 12:19 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 10:22 AMWed 8:08 PMWed 3:16 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:31 PMTue 10:40 PMTue 7:05 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 7:18 AMWed 7:18 PMWed 1:18 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 1:34 PMTue 9:55 PMTue 5:45 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 7:40 PMThu 9:11 AMThu 2:26 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:32 PMWed 5:10 AMTue 11:51 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Essen.

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