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Moon: 90.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 11, 2016 at 3:17:58 am


Sunrise Today: 7:22 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:21 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:48 pm 74° East
Moonset Today: 4:28 am 284° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 58 minutes (-30s)

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Today's Sun Position in Tempe

The Sun's altitude in Tempe 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

3:17 am

Altitude

-50.0°

Heading

87° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 58m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -30s

Winter: +2m 18s

Summer: -4h 23m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Tempe Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Tempe 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 – 5:53 am
Astro. Twilight5:53 am – 6:23 am
Nautical Twilight6:23 am – 6:54 am
Civil Twilight6:54 am – 7:22 am
Daylight7:22 am – 5:21 pm
Civil Twilight5:21 pm – 5:48 pm
Nautical Twilight5:48 pm – 6:19 pm
Astro. Twilight6:19 pm – 6:49 pm
Night6:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Tempe - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 117:22 am5:21 pm9:58:37−0:3012:21 pm (33.5°)91.520
Dec 127:23 am5:21 pm9:58:09−0:2712:22 pm (33.5°)91.509
Dec 137:23 am5:21 pm9:57:45−0:2412:22 pm (33.4°)91.499
Dec 147:24 am5:21 pm9:57:24−0:2112:23 pm (33.3°)91.490
Dec 157:25 am5:22 pm9:57:05−0:1812:23 pm (33.3°)91.481
Dec 167:25 am5:22 pm9:56:50−0:1512:24 pm (33.3°)91.473
Dec 177:26 am5:22 pm9:56:38−0:1212:24 pm (33.2°)91.466
* All times are local time for Tempe. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 199:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 203:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 227:21 am
December SolsticeDec 213:44 am
* All times are local Tempe time.

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Today's Moon in Tempe

The Moon's path in Tempe 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

3:17 am

Altitude

13.0°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

90.1%

Moon in Tempe - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 11-4:28 am3:48 pm10:40 pm(70.6°)223,05295.1%
Dec 12-5:37 am4:39 pm11:40 pm(73.5°)222,78999.0%
Dec 13-6:46 am5:35 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:51 am6:35 pm12:42 am(75.0°)223,78599.7%
Dec 15-8:51 am7:38 pm1:44 am(75.1°)225,96997.2%
Dec 16-9:45 am8:41 pm2:43 am(73.8°)229,11691.9%
Dec 17-10:32 am9:44 pm3:39 am(71.4°)232,89884.4%
* All times are local time for Tempe. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Tempe This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 11, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:00 amSun 6:44 pmSun 1:52 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:32 amSun 8:39 pmSun 3:35 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:29 amSun 10:15 pmSun 4:52 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:29 amSun 2:00 pmSun 8:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:15 amSun 5:18 pmSun 12:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 1:58 pmMon 2:42 amSun 8:20 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:10 pmSun 11:26 pmSun 5:48 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Tempe.

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