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

Moon: 22.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2017 at 1:11:05 am


Sun: Down all day


Moon: Down all day


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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

1:11 am

Altitude

-27.1°

Heading

174° S

Position

Night

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 – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 7:42 am
Nautical Twilight7:42 am – 9:59 am
Civil Twilight9:59 am – 3:40 pm
Nautical Twilight3:40 pm – 5:56 pm
Astro. Twilight5:56 pm – 7:51 pm
Night7:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 1Down all day12:50 pm (-2.0°)93.658
May 2Down all day12:50 pm (-2.5°)93.681
May 3Down all day12:50 pm (-3.2°)93.703
May 4Down all day12:50 pm (-3.6°)93.726
May 5Down all day12:50 pm (-4.0°)93.748
May 6Down all day12:50 pm (-4.4°)93.770
May 7Down all day12:50 pm (-4.7°)93.792
* 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

1:11 am

Altitude

-26.8°

Heading

238° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

22.6%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
May 3-Down all day-7:17 pm(-3.6°)235,55452.2%
May 47:19 pm9:21 pm-8:08 pm(0.1°)238,74863.1%
May 55:45 pm--8:56 pm(3.6°)241,71273.1%
May 6-12:36 am5:02 pm9:42 pm(7.6°)244,35881.8%
May 7-2:56 am4:28 pm10:27 pm(11.8°)246,64389.0%
* 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, Mon, May 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:28 amMon 3:13 pmMon 11:50 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 4:39 amMon 3:59 pmMon 10:19 amPerfect visibility
MarsDown all dayMon 2:35 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterSun 3:38 pmMon 6:58 amSun 11:18 pmGreat visibility
SaturnUp all dayMon 4:06 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 8:54 amMon 2:49 pmMon 11:52 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 12:42 amMon 5:54 pmMon 9:18 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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