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Moon: 86.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 4:23:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:30 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:34 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:14 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 3:28 am 278° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 3 minutes (-31s)

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Today's Sun Position in Abilene

The Sun's altitude in Abilene 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

4:23 pm

Altitude

11.8°

Heading

233° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 3m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -31s

Winter: +2m 42s

Summer: -4h 13m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Abilene Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Abilene 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 – 6:02 am
Astro. Twilight6:02 am – 6:32 am
Nautical Twilight6:32 am – 7:03 am
Civil Twilight7:03 am – 7:30 am
Daylight7:30 am – 5:34 pm
Civil Twilight5:34 pm – 6:01 pm
Nautical Twilight6:01 pm – 6:32 pm
Astro. Twilight6:32 pm – 7:02 pm
Night7:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Abilene - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:30 am5:34 pm10:03:51−0:3112:32 pm (34.6°)91.531
Dec 117:31 am5:34 pm10:03:22−0:2812:33 pm (34.5°)91.520
Dec 127:31 am5:34 pm10:02:56−0:2612:33 pm (34.4°)91.509
Dec 137:32 am5:35 pm10:02:33−0:2312:33 pm (34.4°)91.500
Dec 147:33 am5:35 pm10:02:12−0:2012:34 pm (34.3°)91.490
Dec 157:33 am5:35 pm10:01:55−0:1712:34 pm (34.3°)91.482
Dec 167:34 am5:36 pm10:01:40−0:1412:35 pm (34.2°)91.473
* All times are local time for Abilene. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1911:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 205:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 229:21 am
December SolsticeDec 214:44 am
* All times are local Abilene time.

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Today's Moon in Abilene

The Moon's path in Abilene 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

4:23 pm

Altitude

13.4°

Heading

88° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

86.3%

Moon in Abilene - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-3:28 am3:14 pm9:51 pm(67.6°)224,54788.1%
Dec 11-4:36 am4:00 pm10:49 pm(71.5°)223,08295.0%
Dec 12-5:45 am4:50 pm11:50 pm(74.4°)222,77898.9%
Dec 13-6:53 am5:46 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:58 am6:46 pm12:51 am(76.0°)223,73199.7%
Dec 15-8:59 am7:49 pm1:53 am(76.1°)225,87897.3%
Dec 16-9:53 am8:52 pm2:52 am(74.9°)228,99792.1%
* All times are local time for Abilene. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Abilene This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:09 amSat 6:57 pmSat 2:03 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:41 amSat 8:51 pmSat 3:46 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:40 amSat 10:28 pmSat 5:04 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:40 amSun 2:12 pmSun 8:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:28 amSat 5:35 pmSat 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 2:15 pmSun 2:56 amSat 8:35 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:24 pmSat 11:43 pmSat 6:03 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Abilene.

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