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Flag for USA New Orleans, LA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 90.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 11, 2016 at 4:16:18 am


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:01 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:23 pm 75° East
Moonset Today: 3:52 am 283° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 15 minutes (-26s)

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Today's Sun Position in New Orleans

The Sun's altitude in New Orleans 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

4:16 am

Altitude

-31.6°

Heading

100° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 15m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -26s

Winter: +2m 1s

Summer: -3h 49m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in New Orleans Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in New Orleans 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 – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:20 am
Civil Twilight6:20 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 5:01 pm
Civil Twilight5:01 pm – 5:28 pm
Nautical Twilight5:28 pm – 5:57 pm
Astro. Twilight5:57 pm – 6:27 pm
Night6:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in New Orleans - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 116:46 am5:01 pm10:15:08−0:2611:54 am (37.0°)91.520
Dec 126:47 am5:02 pm10:14:45−0:2311:54 am (36.9°)91.510
Dec 136:48 am5:02 pm10:14:24−0:2111:55 am (36.9°)91.500
Dec 146:48 am5:02 pm10:14:05−0:1811:55 am (36.8°)91.490
Dec 156:49 am5:03 pm10:13:49−0:1611:56 am (36.8°)91.482
Dec 166:49 am5:03 pm10:13:36−0:1311:56 am (36.7°)91.474
Dec 176:50 am5:03 pm10:13:25−0:1011:57 am (36.7°)91.466
* All times are local time for New Orleans. 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 New Orleans time.

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Today's Moon in New Orleans

The Moon's path in New Orleans 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

4:16 am

Altitude

-5.7°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

90.1%

Moon in New Orleans - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 11-3:52 am3:23 pm10:09 pm(73.9°)223,10794.8%
Dec 12-5:00 am4:14 pm11:09 pm(76.9°)222,77098.9%
Dec 13-6:08 am5:11 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:13 am6:11 pm12:11 am(78.5°)223,68999.7%
Dec 15-8:14 am7:13 pm1:13 am(78.7°)225,80697.4%
Dec 16-9:08 am8:16 pm2:12 am(77.5°)228,90392.3%
Dec 17-9:57 am9:17 pm3:09 am(75.1°)232,65884.9%
* All times are local time for New Orleans. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in New Orleans This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 11, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:24 amSun 6:26 pmSun 1:25 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 9:57 amSun 8:19 pmSun 3:08 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:57 amSun 9:53 pmSun 4:24 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:00 amSun 1:35 pmSun 7:48 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 6:40 amSun 4:59 pmSun 11:49 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 1:34 pmMon 2:12 amSun 7:53 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 11:40 amSun 11:02 pmSun 5:21 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for New Orleans.

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