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

Moon: 3.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 6:19:42 pm


Sun: Down all day


Moonrise Today: 8:10 am 43° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:38 pm 325° 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

6:19 pm

Altitude

-18.7°

Heading

282° W

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 Nautical Twilight.

Night12:00 am – 7:33 am
Astro. Twilight7:33 am – 9:48 am
Nautical Twilight9:48 am – 3:50 pm
Astro. Twilight3:50 pm – 6:05 pm
Night6:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 24Down all day12:50 pm (-8.6°)94.134
May 25Down all day12:50 pm (-8.8°)94.152
May 26Down all day12:50 pm (-9.0°)94.168
May 27Down all day12:50 pm (-9.1°)94.185
May 28Down all day12:50 pm (-9.3°)94.200
May 29Down all day12:50 pm (-9.5°)94.216
May 30Down all day12:51 pm (-9.6°)94.230
* 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

6:19 pm

Altitude

-14.1°

Heading

259° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.9%

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 248:10 am1:38 pm-11:09 am(2.1°)224,5315.4%
May 25-Down all day-12:07 pm(-1.5°)222,6281.2%
May 26-Down all day-1:07 pm(-5.7°)221,9580.3%
May 27-Down all day-2:09 pm(-7.7°)222,6022.6%
May 28-Down all day-3:11 pm(-8.2°)224,4678.1%
May 29-Down all day-4:12 pm(-7.3°)227,31516.1%
May 30-Down all day-5:10 pm(-5.1°)230,81625.9%
* 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, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 9:39 amThu 12:48 pmThu 11:15 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 5:30 amThu 2:14 pmThu 9:53 amPerfect visibility
MarsDown all dayWed 2:12 pmDown all night, not visible
JupiterWed 2:10 pmThu 5:03 amWed 9:37 pmGreat visibility
SaturnUp all dayWed 2:31 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 7:37 amThu 1:07 pmThu 10:22 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 11:13 pmThu 4:18 pmThu 7:46 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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