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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 5:19:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:48 am 140° Southeast
Sunset Today: 11:16 pm 222° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:12 am 135° Southeast
Moonset Today: 10:32 pm 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 18 hours, 28 minutes (-22m 10s)

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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

5:19 pm

Altitude

16.3°

Heading

310° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

18h 28m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -22m 10s

Winter: +18h 28m

Summer: -5h 31m

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

Today it does not get darker than Civil Twilight.

Civil Twilight12:00 am – 4:48 am
Daylight4:48 am – 11:16 pm
Civil Twilight11:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 274:48 am11:16 pm18:28:10−22:102:06 pm (20.6°)92.062
Feb 284:58 am11:05 pm18:07:03−21:062:06 pm (20.2°)92.084
Mar 15:08 am10:55 pm17:46:51−20:112:05 pm (19.8°)92.106
Mar 25:18 am10:46 pm17:27:25−19:262:05 pm (19.5°)92.128
Mar 35:27 am10:36 pm17:08:38−18:472:05 pm (19.1°)92.150
Mar 45:37 am10:27 pm16:50:22−18:152:05 pm (18.7°)92.173
Mar 55:45 am10:18 pm16:32:37−17:452:05 pm (18.3°)92.195
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

5:19 pm

Altitude

14.8°

Heading

317° NW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 275:12 am10:32 pm-2:28 pm(18.5°)233,9800.2%
Feb 287:50 am9:56 pm-3:19 pm(14.0°)231,9392.7%
Mar 110:18 am9:21 pm-4:10 pm(9.3°)230,4847.9%
Mar 212:52 pm8:40 pm-5:02 pm(4.8°)229,62815.5%
Mar 33:58 pm7:26 pm-5:55 pm(1.1°)229,32725.1%
Mar 4-Down all day-6:50 pm(-1.6°)229,49936.1%
Mar 5-Down all day-7:46 pm(-5.9°)230,05547.9%
* All times are local time for McMurdo. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryUp all dayMon 1:44 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 1:44 pmTue 6:10 pmTue 3:58 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 1:35 pmTue 7:53 pmTue 4:45 pmNot visible
JupiterMon 8:09 pmTue 1:26 pmTue 4:48 amPerfect visibility
SaturnUp all dayMon 9:11 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 1:14 pmTue 8:12 pmTue 4:43 pmNot visible
NeptuneTue 5:19 amTue 11:10 pmTue 2:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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