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Moon: 78.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 26, 2016 at 6:42:51 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:26 AM 53° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:33 PM 307° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:20 AM 119° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:34 AM 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 6 minutes (+2m 20s)

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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 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

6:42 PM

Altitude

23.6°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

16h 6m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 20s

Winter: +8h 16m

Summer: -30m 55s

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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 AM – 3:39 AM
Nautical Twilight3:39 AM – 4:42 AM
Civil Twilight4:42 AM – 5:26 AM
Daylight5:26 AM – 9:33 PM
Civil Twilight9:33 PM – 10:17 PM
Nautical Twilight10:17 PM – 11:21 PM
Astro. Twilight11:21 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Essen - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 265:26 AM9:33 PM16:06:54+2:201:29 PM (59.8°)94.178
May 275:25 AM9:34 PM16:09:10+2:151:29 PM (60.0°)94.194
May 285:24 AM9:35 PM16:11:21+2:111:29 PM (60.1°)94.211
May 295:23 AM9:36 PM16:13:28+2:061:29 PM (60.3°)94.227
May 305:22 AM9:38 PM16:15:30+2:021:30 PM (60.4°)94.242
May 315:21 AM9:39 PM16:17:28+1:571:30 PM (60.6°)94.257
Jun 15:20 AM9:40 PM16:19:20+1:521:30 PM (60.7°)94.272
* 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

6:42 PM

Altitude

-52.0°

Heading

31° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

78.5%

Moon in Essen - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2612:20 AM9:34 AM-4:55 AM(20.4°)242,39383.1%
May 271:00 AM10:38 AM-5:46 AM(22.4°)239,81074.4%
May 281:35 AM11:47 AM-6:37 AM(25.4°)237,03164.3%
May 292:06 AM12:59 PM-7:28 AM(29.0°)234,14153.2%
May 302:35 AM2:13 PM-8:19 AM(33.3°)231,27941.7%
May 313:03 AM3:30 PM-9:10 AM(38.0°)228,63630.3%
Jun 13:32 AM4:48 PM-10:03 AM(42.7°)226,44719.8%
* 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, Thu, May 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:59 AMThu 7:18 PMThu 12:08 PMNot visible
VenusThu 5:22 AMThu 9:12 PMThu 1:16 PMSlightly difficult
MarsThu 8:58 PMFri 5:08 AMFri 1:03 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:34 PMFri 2:56 AMThu 8:15 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 9:51 PMFri 6:13 AMFri 2:02 AMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 3:51 AMFri 5:22 PMFri 10:37 AMDifficult
NeptuneFri 2:43 AMFri 1:29 PMFri 8:06 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Essen.

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