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Moon: 90.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2016 at 8:25:22 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:09 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:01 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:29 PM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:30 AM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 51 minutes (+1m)

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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

8:25 PM

Altitude

-5.6°

Heading

298° NW

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

13h 51m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m

Winter: +3h 39m

Summer: -14m 15s

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 – 4:36 AM
Astro. Twilight4:36 AM – 5:10 AM
Nautical Twilight5:10 AM – 5:43 AM
Civil Twilight5:43 AM – 6:09 AM
Daylight6:09 AM – 8:01 PM
Civil Twilight8:01 PM – 8:28 PM
Nautical Twilight8:28 PM – 9:00 PM
Astro. Twilight9:00 PM – 9:34 PM
Night9:34 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Lafayette - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:09 AM8:01 PM13:51:34+1:011:05 PM (80.7°)94.148
May 256:09 AM8:02 PM13:52:33+0:591:05 PM (80.9°)94.165
May 266:09 AM8:02 PM13:53:31+0:571:05 PM (81.1°)94.182
May 276:08 AM8:03 PM13:54:26+0:551:05 PM (81.2°)94.199
May 286:08 AM8:03 PM13:55:20+0:531:05 PM (81.4°)94.215
May 296:08 AM8:04 PM13:56:11+0:511:06 PM (81.5°)94.231
May 306:07 AM8:04 PM13:57:01+0:491:06 PM (81.7°)94.246
* 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

8:25 PM

Altitude

-25.6°

Heading

98° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

90.3%

Moon in Lafayette - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 24-8:30 AM10:29 PM3:04 AM(40.6°)246,26894.1%
May 25-9:22 AM11:16 PM3:55 AM(40.9°)244,11688.4%
May 26-10:17 AM-4:46 AM(42.3°)241,70580.9%
May 2712:02 AM11:14 AM-5:36 AM(44.6°)239,06271.7%
May 2812:45 AM12:13 PM-6:27 AM(47.7°)236,24261.3%
May 291:27 AM1:14 PM-7:18 AM(51.6°)233,34450.1%
May 302:07 AM2:16 PM-8:09 AM(56.0°)230,52138.5%
* 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, Tue, May 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:14 AMWed 6:19 PMWed 11:47 AMDifficult
VenusWed 6:00 AMWed 7:44 PMWed 12:52 PMSlightly difficult
MarsTue 7:40 PMWed 5:57 AMWed 12:49 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:38 PMWed 2:17 AMTue 7:58 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:34 PMWed 6:57 AMWed 1:45 AMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:58 AMWed 4:40 PMWed 10:19 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 2:05 AMWed 1:32 PMWed 7:49 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Lafayette.

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