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Moon: 57.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 7:31:29 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:41 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:39 PM 283° West


Moonset Today: 1:11 PM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 58 minutes (-1m 41s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lafayette

The Sun's altitude in Lafayette 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

7:31 AM

Altitude

10.0°

Heading

83° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 58m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 41s

Winter: +2h 46m

Summer: -1h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lafayette Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lafayette 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 – 5:17 AM
Astro. Twilight5:17 AM – 5:47 AM
Nautical Twilight5:47 AM – 6:16 AM
Civil Twilight6:16 AM – 6:41 AM
Daylight6:41 AM – 7:39 PM
Civil Twilight7:39 PM – 8:04 PM
Nautical Twilight8:04 PM – 8:33 PM
Astro. Twilight8:33 PM – 9:03 PM
Night9:03 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Lafayette - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:41 AM7:39 PM12:58:36−1:411:10 PM (70.5°)93.963
Aug 256:41 AM7:38 PM12:56:54−1:411:10 PM (70.2°)93.943
Aug 266:42 AM7:37 PM12:55:12−1:421:10 PM (69.9°)93.923
Aug 276:42 AM7:36 PM12:53:30−1:421:09 PM (69.5°)93.903
Aug 286:43 AM7:35 PM12:51:46−1:431:09 PM (69.1°)93.882
Aug 296:44 AM7:34 PM12:50:03−1:431:09 PM (68.8°)93.861
Aug 306:44 AM7:32 PM12:48:19−1:441:08 PM (68.4°)93.840
* All times are local time for Lafayette. 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 Lafayette time.

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Today's Moon in Lafayette

The Moon's path in Lafayette 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

7:31 AM

Altitude

67.1°

Heading

227° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

57.4%

Moon in Lafayette - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:11 PM-6:22 AM(73.1°)229,57157.9%
Aug 2512:25 AM2:13 PM-7:17 AM(75.9°)230,90246.0%
Aug 261:16 AM3:13 PM-8:14 AM(77.6°)232,49434.5%
Aug 272:10 AM4:09 PM-9:10 AM(78.0°)234,28124.0%
Aug 283:06 AM5:01 PM-10:05 AM(77.3°)236,22215.0%
Aug 294:04 AM5:49 PM-10:58 AM(75.5°)238,2987.9%
Aug 305:02 AM6:32 PM-11:49 AM(72.9°)240,4813.0%
* All times are local time for Lafayette. 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 Lafayette This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:43 AMWed 8:37 PMWed 2:40 PMDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:21 AMWed 8:43 PMWed 2:32 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:25 PMThu 12:26 AMWed 7:26 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 8:36 AMWed 8:51 PMWed 2:44 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 2:15 PMThu 12:39 AMWed 7:27 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:04 PMWed 10:49 AMWed 4:26 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:01 PMThu 7:25 AMThu 1:43 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lafayette.

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