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Moon: 22.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 6:18:29 am


Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:31 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:45 am 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:23 pm 251° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 29 minutes (-1m 4s)

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Today's Sun Position in Decatur

The Sun's altitude in Decatur 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

6:18 am

Altitude

-8.3°

Heading

112° SE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

9h 29m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 4s

Winter: +8m 52s

Summer: -5h 30m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Decatur Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Decatur 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 – 5:25 am
Astro. Twilight5:25 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:31 am
Civil Twilight6:31 am – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 4:31 pm
Civil Twilight4:31 pm – 5:01 pm
Nautical Twilight5:01 pm – 5:35 pm
Astro. Twilight5:35 pm – 6:07 pm
Night6:07 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Decatur - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 47:01 am4:31 pm9:29:31−1:0411:46 am (27.8°)91.608
Dec 57:02 am4:31 pm9:28:30−1:0011:47 am (27.7°)91.594
Dec 67:03 am4:31 pm9:27:33−0:5711:47 am (27.6°)91.580
Dec 77:04 am4:31 pm9:26:39−0:5311:48 am (27.5°)91.567
Dec 87:05 am4:31 pm9:25:49−0:5011:48 am (27.4°)91.555
Dec 97:06 am4:31 pm9:25:03−0:4611:48 am (27.3°)91.543
Dec 107:07 am4:31 pm9:24:20−0:4211:49 am (27.2°)91.531
* All times are local time for Decatur. 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 Decatur time.

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Today's Moon in Decatur

The Moon's path in Decatur 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

6:18 am

Altitude

-49.0°

Heading

66° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

22.0%

Moon in Decatur - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 410:45 am9:23 pm-4:02 pm(34.6°)243,02425.5%
Dec 511:23 am10:24 pm-4:51 pm(37.7°)240,08335.2%
Dec 611:59 am11:27 pm-5:39 pm(41.5°)236,84045.9%
Dec 712:33 pm--6:29 pm(45.9°)233,43357.1%
Dec 8-12:32 am1:08 pm7:19 pm(50.6°)230,07268.3%
Dec 9-1:39 am1:44 pm8:12 pm(55.4°)227,02778.8%
Dec 10-2:49 am2:22 pm9:07 pm(59.9°)224,60687.9%
* All times are local time for Decatur. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Decatur This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 4, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:42 amSun 5:40 pmSun 1:11 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:17 amSun 7:37 pmSun 2:57 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:21 amSun 9:33 pmSun 4:27 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:24 amSun 1:50 pmSun 8:07 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:24 amSun 4:54 pmSun 12:09 pmNot visible
UranusSun 1:49 pmMon 2:44 amSun 8:16 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:12 pmSun 11:16 pmSun 5:44 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Decatur.

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