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Moon: 9.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2016 at 3:52:55 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:31 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:28 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 4:23 AM 76° East
Moonset Today: 5:45 PM 282° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 57 minutes (-1m 58s)

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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

3:52 PM

Altitude

41.7°

Heading

232° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 57m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 58s

Winter: +1h 56m

Summer: -2h 19m

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 – 6:09 AM
Astro. Twilight6:09 AM – 6:38 AM
Nautical Twilight6:38 AM – 7:06 AM
Civil Twilight7:06 AM – 7:31 AM
Daylight7:31 AM – 7:28 PM
Civil Twilight7:28 PM – 7:53 PM
Nautical Twilight7:53 PM – 8:21 PM
Astro. Twilight8:21 PM – 8:50 PM
Night8:50 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Abilene - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 277:31 AM7:28 PM11:57:28−1:581:30 PM (55.5°)93.150
Sep 287:31 AM7:27 PM11:55:29−1:581:29 PM (55.2°)93.124
Sep 297:32 AM7:26 PM11:53:30−1:581:29 PM (54.8°)93.097
Sep 307:33 AM7:24 PM11:51:32−1:581:29 PM (54.4°)93.071
Oct 17:33 AM7:23 PM11:49:34−1:581:28 PM (54.0°)93.044
Oct 27:34 AM7:22 PM11:47:35−1:581:28 PM (53.6°)93.018
Oct 37:35 AM7:20 PM11:45:37−1:581:28 PM (53.2°)92.991
* All times are local time for Abilene. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

3:52 PM

Altitude

22.2°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.4%

Moon in Abilene - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 274:23 AM5:45 PM-11:06 AM(68.4°)243,33910.6%
Sep 285:20 AM6:21 PM-11:53 AM(64.8°)245,5105.1%
Sep 296:15 AM6:56 PM-12:38 PM(60.8°)247,4621.6%
Sep 307:10 AM7:29 PM-1:22 PM(56.8°)249,1680.1%
Oct 18:03 AM8:02 PM-2:05 PM(52.8°)250,5830.6%
Oct 28:57 AM8:36 PM-2:48 PM(49.1°)251,6353.1%
Oct 39:49 AM9:11 PM-3:32 PM(45.7°)252,2357.4%
* All times are local time for Abilene. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Tue, Sep 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:08 AMTue 6:43 PMTue 12:26 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:53 AMTue 8:50 PMTue 3:22 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:21 PMWed 12:03 AMTue 7:12 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 7:27 AMTue 7:28 PMTue 1:27 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 12:44 PMTue 10:57 PMTue 5:51 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:12 PMWed 8:59 AMWed 2:36 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:17 PMWed 5:36 AMTue 11:57 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Abilene.

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