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Moon: 57.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 2:17:51 am


Sunrise Today: 5:07 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:41 pm 245° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:54 pm 92° East
Moonset Today: 12:38 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 34 minutes (+27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Polokwane

The Sun's altitude in Polokwane 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

2:17 am

Altitude

-31.7°

Heading

140° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 34m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +27s

Winter: +2h 54m

Summer: -2m 53s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Polokwane Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Polokwane 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 – 3:40 am
Astro. Twilight3:40 am – 4:12 am
Nautical Twilight4:12 am – 4:42 am
Civil Twilight4:42 am – 5:07 am
Daylight5:07 am – 6:41 pm
Civil Twilight6:41 pm – 7:07 pm
Nautical Twilight7:07 pm – 7:37 pm
Astro. Twilight7:37 pm – 8:09 pm
Night8:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Polokwane - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 85:07 am6:41 pm13:34:02+0:2711:54 am (88.9°)91.559
Dec 95:08 am6:42 pm13:34:27+0:2511:55 am (89.0°)91.547
Dec 105:08 am6:43 pm13:34:51+0:2311:55 am (89.1°)91.535
Dec 115:08 am6:43 pm13:35:12+0:2111:56 am (89.1°)91.524
Dec 125:08 am6:44 pm13:35:32+0:1911:56 am (89.2°)91.513
Dec 135:09 am6:44 pm13:35:49+0:1711:57 am (89.3°)91.503
Dec 145:09 am6:45 pm13:36:05+0:1511:57 am (89.3°)91.494
* All times are local time for Polokwane. 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 Polokwane time.

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Today's Moon in Polokwane

The Moon's path in Polokwane 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

2:17 am

Altitude

-22.7°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

57.0%

Moon in Polokwane - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-12:38 am12:54 pm7:09 pm(66.2°)231,15764.7%
Dec 9-1:20 am1:54 pm8:01 pm(61.4°)227,97575.5%
Dec 10-2:03 am2:56 pm8:55 pm(56.7°)225,31485.1%
Dec 11-2:49 am4:00 pm9:51 pm(52.5°)223,48492.8%
Dec 12-3:39 am5:06 pm10:51 pm(49.2°)222,74497.9%
Dec 13-4:33 am6:12 pm11:52 pm(47.1°)223,24599.8%
Dec 14-5:31 am7:16 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Polokwane. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Polokwane This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:32 amThu 8:15 pmThu 1:24 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 8:22 amThu 9:51 pmThu 3:07 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 9:59 amThu 11:00 pmThu 4:30 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 1:49 amThu 2:13 pmThu 8:01 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 5:20 amThu 6:45 pmThu 12:03 pmNot visible
UranusThu 2:20 pmFri 1:56 amThu 8:08 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 11:19 amThu 11:53 pmThu 5:36 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Polokwane.

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