Flag for United Arab Emirates Sharjah, United Arab Emirates — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 66.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 12:18:55 am


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:29 pm 245° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:55 pm 87° East
Moonset Today: 1:34 am 270° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 36 minutes (-25s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sharjah

The Sun's altitude in Sharjah 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

12:18 am

Altitude

-86.8°

Heading

37° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 36m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -25s

Winter: +2m 32s

Summer: -3h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sharjah Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sharjah 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 – 5:31 am
Astro. Twilight5:31 am – 5:59 am
Nautical Twilight5:59 am – 6:28 am
Civil Twilight6:28 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 5:29 pm
Civil Twilight5:29 pm – 5:54 pm
Nautical Twilight5:54 pm – 6:22 pm
Astro. Twilight6:22 pm – 6:50 pm
Night6:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sharjah - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 96:53 am5:29 pm10:36:02−0:2512:11 pm (41.8°)91.548
Dec 106:53 am5:29 pm10:35:38−0:2412:11 pm (41.7°)91.536
Dec 116:54 am5:29 pm10:35:16−0:2212:12 pm (41.6°)91.525
Dec 126:55 am5:30 pm10:34:56−0:1912:12 pm (41.5°)91.514
Dec 136:55 am5:30 pm10:34:38−0:1712:13 pm (41.5°)91.504
Dec 146:56 am5:30 pm10:34:22−0:1512:13 pm (41.4°)91.494
Dec 156:57 am5:31 pm10:34:08−0:1312:14 pm (41.4°)91.485
* All times are local time for Sharjah. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 208:30 am
June SolsticeJun 212:34 am
September EquinoxSep 226:21 pm
December SolsticeDec 212:44 pm
* All times are local Sharjah time.

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Today's Moon in Sharjah

The Moon's path in Sharjah 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

12:18 am

Altitude

15.5°

Heading

262° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.1%

Moon in Sharjah - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 9-1:34 am1:55 pm8:13 pm(68.1°)228,19174.7%
Dec 10-2:36 am2:39 pm9:07 pm(72.8°)225,48284.5%
Dec 11-3:39 am3:26 pm10:03 pm(77.1°)223,58292.3%
Dec 12-4:45 am4:18 pm11:03 pm(80.5°)222,75797.6%
Dec 13-5:51 am5:13 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-6:57 am6:13 pm12:04 am(82.7°)223,16699.8%
Dec 15-8:00 am7:14 pm1:06 am(83.5°)224,81798.7%
* All times are local time for Sharjah. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Sharjah This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 9, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:30 amFri 6:52 pmFri 1:41 pmAverage visiblity
VenusFri 10:05 amFri 8:43 pmFri 3:24 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 11:12 amFri 10:18 pmFri 4:45 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:23 amFri 2:04 pmFri 8:14 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 6:57 amFri 5:34 pmFri 12:16 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 2:05 pmSat 2:36 amFri 8:21 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:04 pmFri 11:33 pmFri 5:48 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sharjah.

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