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Moon: 51.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 5:50:15 am


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:02 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:43 pm 95° East


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 6 minutes (-39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Las Cruces

The Sun's altitude in Las Cruces 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

5:50 am

Altitude

-13.6°

Heading

108° E

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 6m 13s

Change since

Yesterday: -39s

Winter: +4m 23s

Summer: -4h 10m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Las Cruces Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Las Cruces 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 – 5:28 am
Astro. Twilight5:28 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 5:02 pm
Civil Twilight5:02 pm – 5:29 pm
Nautical Twilight5:29 pm – 5:59 pm
Astro. Twilight5:59 pm – 6:29 pm
Night6:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Las Cruces - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 76:56 am5:02 pm10:06:13−0:3911:59 am (35.0°)91.567
Dec 86:56 am5:02 pm10:05:37−0:3611:59 am (34.9°)91.554
Dec 96:57 am5:02 pm10:05:02−0:3412:00 pm (34.8°)91.542
Dec 106:58 am5:02 pm10:04:31−0:3112:00 pm (34.7°)91.531
Dec 116:59 am5:03 pm10:04:02−0:2812:01 pm (34.6°)91.520
Dec 126:59 am5:03 pm10:03:36−0:2512:01 pm (34.6°)91.509
Dec 137:00 am5:03 pm10:03:13−0:2312:02 pm (34.5°)91.499
* All times are local time for Las Cruces. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1910:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 204:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 228:21 am
December SolsticeDec 213:44 am
* All times are local Las Cruces time.

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Today's Moon in Las Cruces

The Moon's path in Las Cruces 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

5:50 am

Altitude

-63.1°

Heading

345° N

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

51.8%

Moon in Las Cruces - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 712:43 pm--6:43 pm(53.8°)233,26457.7%
Dec 8-12:49 am1:21 pm7:33 pm(58.5°)229,91168.9%
Dec 9-1:52 am2:01 pm8:26 pm(63.2°)226,89079.3%
Dec 10-2:57 am2:43 pm9:21 pm(67.8°)224,50888.3%
Dec 11-4:05 am3:29 pm10:19 pm(71.7°)223,06595.1%
Dec 12-5:14 am4:20 pm11:19 pm(74.6°)222,78499.0%
Dec 13-6:22 am5:16 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Las Cruces. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Las Cruces This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:35 amWed 6:21 pmWed 1:28 pmAverage visiblity
VenusWed 10:08 amWed 8:14 pmWed 3:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:14 amWed 9:57 pmWed 4:35 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 2:21 amWed 1:55 pmWed 8:08 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:06 amWed 5:14 pmWed 12:10 pmNot visible
UranusWed 1:55 pmThu 2:36 amWed 8:15 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 12:04 pmWed 11:22 pmWed 5:43 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Las Cruces.

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