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Moon: 50.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 11:01:12 am


Sunrise Today: 5:08 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:51 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:00 noon 97° East
Moonset Today: 12:04 am 261° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 43 minutes (+32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Johannesburg

The Sun's altitude in Johannesburg 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

11:01 am

Altitude

76.3°

Heading

78° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 43m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +32s

Winter: +3h 13m

Summer: -3m 43s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Johannesburg Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Johannesburg 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 – 3:38 am
Astro. Twilight3:38 am – 4:11 am
Nautical Twilight4:11 am – 4:42 am
Civil Twilight4:42 am – 5:08 am
Daylight5:08 am – 6:51 pm
Civil Twilight6:51 pm – 7:17 pm
Nautical Twilight7:17 pm – 7:48 pm
Astro. Twilight7:48 pm – 8:21 pm
Night8:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Johannesburg - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 75:08 am6:51 pm13:43:22+0:3211:59 am (86.5°)91.572
Dec 85:08 am6:52 pm13:43:52+0:3012:00 pm (86.6°)91.559
Dec 95:08 am6:53 pm13:44:20+0:2812:00 pm (86.7°)91.547
Dec 105:08 am6:53 pm13:44:46+0:2612:01 pm (86.8°)91.535
Dec 115:09 am6:54 pm13:45:10+0:2312:01 pm (86.8°)91.524
Dec 125:09 am6:55 pm13:45:32+0:2112:02 pm (86.9°)91.513
Dec 135:09 am6:55 pm13:45:51+0:1912:02 pm (87.0°)91.503
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:30 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:34 am
September EquinoxSep 224:21 pm
December SolsticeDec 2112:44 pm
* All times are local Johannesburg time.

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Today's Moon in Johannesburg

The Moon's path in Johannesburg 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

11:01 am

Altitude

-13.3°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

50.1%

Moon in Johannesburg - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 7-12:04 am12:00 pm6:25 pm(68.5°)234,54753.5%
Dec 8-12:44 am12:59 pm7:15 pm(63.9°)231,14464.7%
Dec 9-1:25 am2:00 pm8:06 pm(59.1°)227,96375.5%
Dec 10-2:08 am3:03 pm9:00 pm(54.4°)225,30585.2%
Dec 11-2:53 am4:09 pm9:57 pm(50.2°)223,47992.8%
Dec 12-3:42 am5:15 pm10:57 pm(46.9°)222,74497.9%
Dec 13-4:36 am6:22 pm11:58 pm(44.8°)223,24999.8%
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Johannesburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:30 amWed 8:26 pmWed 1:28 pmAverage visiblity
VenusWed 8:21 amWed 10:01 pmWed 3:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:02 amWed 11:10 pmWed 4:36 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 1:56 amWed 2:23 pmWed 8:10 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 5:25 amWed 6:59 pmWed 12:12 pmNot visible
UranusWed 2:31 pmThu 2:04 amWed 8:18 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 11:26 amThu 12:05 amWed 5:45 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Johannesburg.

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