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Flag for USA Austin, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 29.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 2:45:21 am


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:30 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:46 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 11:12 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 16 minutes (-40s)

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Today's Sun Position in Austin

The Sun's altitude in Austin 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

2:45 am

Altitude

-57.0°

Heading

85° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 16m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -40s

Winter: +5m 17s

Summer: -3h 49m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Austin Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Austin 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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:17 am
Nautical Twilight6:17 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 5:30 pm
Civil Twilight5:30 pm – 5:57 pm
Nautical Twilight5:57 pm – 6:26 pm
Astro. Twilight6:26 pm – 6:55 pm
Night6:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Austin - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 57:13 am5:30 pm10:16:55−0:4012:22 pm (37.3°)91.593
Dec 67:14 am5:30 pm10:16:16−0:3812:22 pm (37.1°)91.580
Dec 77:15 am5:31 pm10:15:40−0:3612:23 pm (37.0°)91.567
Dec 87:16 am5:31 pm10:15:06−0:3312:23 pm (36.9°)91.555
Dec 97:16 am5:31 pm10:14:35−0:3112:24 pm (36.8°)91.543
Dec 107:17 am5:31 pm10:14:06−0:2812:24 pm (36.8°)91.531
Dec 117:18 am5:31 pm10:13:39−0:2612:25 pm (36.7°)91.520
* All times are local time for Austin. 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 Austin time.

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Today's Moon in Austin

The Moon's path in Austin 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

2:45 am

Altitude

-55.7°

Heading

291° NW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.6%

Moon in Austin - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 511:46 am11:12 pm-5:27 pm(47.5°)240,00735.5%
Dec 612:26 pm--6:16 pm(51.3°)236,75846.2%
Dec 7-12:11 am1:05 pm7:05 pm(55.7°)233,35057.4%
Dec 8-1:11 am1:44 pm7:56 pm(60.4°)229,99368.6%
Dec 9-2:14 am2:24 pm8:48 pm(65.2°)226,95979.1%
Dec 10-3:18 am3:07 pm9:43 pm(69.7°)224,55888.1%
Dec 11-4:25 am3:54 pm10:41 pm(73.7°)223,08794.9%
* All times are local time for Austin. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Austin This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:50 amMon 6:46 pmMon 1:48 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 10:27 amMon 8:39 pmMon 3:33 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 11:38 amMon 10:25 pmMon 5:01 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:50 amMon 2:27 pmMon 8:38 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:32 amMon 5:49 pmMon 12:41 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:28 pmTue 3:07 amMon 8:47 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:34 pmMon 11:56 pmMon 6:15 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Austin.

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