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Moon: 2.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2016 at 6:56:48 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:36 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:41 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 4:47 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 6:42 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 4 minutes (-2m 24s)

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Today's Sun Position in Alexandria

The Sun's altitude in Alexandria today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

6:56 PM

Altitude

7.7°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 4m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 24s

Winter: +3h 37m

Summer: -1h 48m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Alexandria Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Alexandria 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 – 5:02 AM
Astro. Twilight5:02 AM – 5:36 AM
Nautical Twilight5:36 AM – 6:08 AM
Civil Twilight6:08 AM – 6:36 AM
Daylight6:36 AM – 7:41 PM
Civil Twilight7:41 PM – 8:08 PM
Nautical Twilight8:08 PM – 8:40 PM
Astro. Twilight8:40 PM – 9:14 PM
Night9:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Alexandria - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 306:36 AM7:41 PM13:04:50−2:241:09 PM (59.9°)93.841
Aug 316:37 AM7:39 PM13:02:25−2:241:08 PM (59.5°)93.819
Sep 16:38 AM7:38 PM13:00:00−2:251:08 PM (59.1°)93.797
Sep 26:39 AM7:36 PM12:57:35−2:251:08 PM (58.8°)93.774
Sep 36:39 AM7:35 PM12:55:09−2:251:07 PM (58.4°)93.751
Sep 46:40 AM7:33 PM12:52:43−2:261:07 PM (58.0°)93.728
Sep 56:41 AM7:31 PM12:50:16−2:261:07 PM (57.7°)93.705
* All times are local time for Alexandria. 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 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* All times are local Alexandria time.

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Today's Moon in Alexandria

The Moon's path in Alexandria 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

6:56 PM

Altitude

-2.1°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.2%

Moon in Alexandria - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 304:47 AM6:42 PM-11:47 AM(64.3°)240,3893.2%
Aug 315:47 AM7:19 PM-12:36 PM(61.0°)242,6360.5%
Sep 16:47 AM7:52 PM-1:23 PM(57.2°)244,8790.1%
Sep 27:46 AM8:24 PM-2:08 PM(53.2°)247,0141.9%
Sep 38:43 AM8:54 PM-2:52 PM(49.2°)248,9095.7%
Sep 49:40 AM9:25 PM-3:35 PM(45.3°)250,41611.2%
Sep 510:35 AM9:57 PM-4:19 PM(41.6°)251,38618.1%
* All times are local time for Alexandria. 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 Alexandria This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Aug 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:30 AMTue 8:12 PMTue 2:21 PMVery difficult to see
VenusTue 8:30 AMTue 8:40 PMTue 2:36 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 2:42 PMTue 11:51 PMTue 7:16 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:17 AMTue 8:33 PMTue 2:25 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnTue 2:12 PMTue 11:57 PMTue 7:04 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:28 PMWed 10:29 AMWed 3:59 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 7:44 PMWed 6:54 AMWed 1:19 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Alexandria.

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