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Moon: 58.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 7:59:18 am


Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:42 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 12:59 pm 92° East
Moonset Today: 12:26 am 265° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 22 minutes (-13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chennai

The Sun's altitude in Chennai 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

7:59 am

Altitude

20.9°

Heading

121° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 22m 52s

Change since

Yesterday: -13s

Winter: +1m 25s

Summer: -1h 30m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chennai Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chennai 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 – 5:04 am
Astro. Twilight5:04 am – 5:30 am
Nautical Twilight5:30 am – 5:56 am
Civil Twilight5:56 am – 6:19 am
Daylight6:19 am – 5:42 pm
Civil Twilight5:42 pm – 6:05 pm
Nautical Twilight6:05 pm – 6:32 pm
Astro. Twilight6:32 pm – 6:58 pm
Night6:58 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chennai - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 86:19 am5:42 pm11:22:52−0:1312:01 pm (54.2°)91.561
Dec 96:20 am5:43 pm11:22:40−0:1212:01 pm (54.1°)91.548
Dec 106:21 am5:43 pm11:22:29−0:1112:02 pm (54.0°)91.537
Dec 116:21 am5:43 pm11:22:18−0:1012:02 pm (53.9°)91.525
Dec 126:22 am5:44 pm11:22:09−0:0912:03 pm (53.8°)91.515
Dec 136:22 am5:44 pm11:22:00−0:0812:03 pm (53.8°)91.504
Dec 146:23 am5:45 pm11:21:52−0:0712:04 pm (53.7°)91.495
* All times are local time for Chennai. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:00 am
June SolsticeJun 214:04 am
September EquinoxSep 227:51 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:14 pm
* All times are local Chennai time.

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Today's Moon in Chennai

The Moon's path in Chennai 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

7:59 am

Altitude

-69.7°

Heading

63° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

58.0%

Moon in Chennai - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-12:26 am12:59 pm7:08 pm(75.5°)231,63163.1%
Dec 9-1:21 am1:45 pm8:00 pm(80.3°)228,40074.0%
Dec 10-2:17 am2:34 pm8:54 pm(85.0°)225,64683.9%
Dec 11-3:16 am3:25 pm9:50 pm(89.3°)223,68191.9%
Dec 12-4:17 am4:20 pm10:49 pm(87.2°)222,77597.3%
Dec 13-5:20 am5:18 pm11:50 pm(84.9°)223,09799.7%
Dec 14-6:24 am6:19 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Chennai. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Chennai This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:53 amThu 7:08 pmThu 1:30 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 9:33 amThu 8:54 pmThu 3:13 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 10:49 amThu 10:24 pmThu 4:37 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:12 amThu 2:04 pmThu 8:08 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 6:29 amThu 5:51 pmThu 12:10 pmNot visible
UranusThu 2:07 pmFri 2:24 amThu 8:15 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 11:50 amThu 11:36 pmThu 5:43 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chennai.

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