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Flag for Antarctica McMurdo, Antarctica — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 0.5%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 12:38:41 pm


Sun: Down all day


Moonrise Today: 8:31 am 57° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:56 pm 311° Northwest


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Today's Sun Position in McMurdo

The Sun's altitude in McMurdo 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

12:38 pm

Altitude

-0.6°

Heading

3° N

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

Change since

Summer: -1d

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in McMurdo Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in McMurdo 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

Sun does not rise today.

Today's brightest phase is Civil Twilight.

Night12:00 am – 5:16 am
Astro. Twilight5:16 am – 7:13 am
Nautical Twilight7:13 am – 9:19 am
Civil Twilight9:19 am – 4:21 pm
Nautical Twilight4:21 pm – 6:26 pm
Astro. Twilight6:26 pm – 8:21 pm
Night8:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 26Down all day12:51 pm (-0.6°)93.538
Apr 27Down all day12:51 pm (-0.9°)93.563
Apr 28Down all day12:51 pm (-1.1°)93.587
Apr 29Down all day12:50 pm (-1.4°)93.611
Apr 30Down all day12:50 pm (-1.7°)93.634
May 1Down all day12:50 pm (-2.0°)93.658
May 2Down all day12:50 pm (-2.5°)93.681
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 214:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 238:02 am
December SolsticeDec 225:28 am
* All times are local McMurdo time.

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Today's Moon in McMurdo

The Moon's path in McMurdo 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 2017 Moon Phases

12:38 pm

Altitude

4.2°

Heading

358° N

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.5%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 268:31 am3:56 pm-12:31 pm(4.2°)224,7890.5%
Apr 2712:12 pm2:15 pm-1:27 pm(0.1°)223,4860.6%
Apr 28-Down all day-2:26 pm(-4.1°)223,3744.0%
Apr 29-Down all day-3:26 pm(-6.7°)224,41210.3%
Apr 30-Down all day-4:27 pm(-7.9°)226,42519.1%
May 1-Down all day-5:26 pm(-7.7°)229,14629.5%
May 2-Down all day-6:23 pm(-6.3°)232,28040.8%
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon. Below horizon is marked in red.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in McMurdo This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 9:47 amWed 2:45 pmWed 12:15 pmVery difficult to see
VenusWed 4:49 amWed 4:10 pmWed 10:29 amPerfect visibility
MarsDown all dayWed 2:40 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterWed 3:52 pmThu 7:18 amWed 11:36 pmGreat visibility
SaturnUp all dayWed 4:27 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 9:10 amWed 3:11 pmWed 12:10 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 1:00 amWed 6:15 pmWed 9:38 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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