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

Moon: 51.1%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Apr 16, 2024 at 9:26:52 am
Sunrise Today: 10:12 am 39° Northeast
Sunset Today: 3:31 pm 321° Northwest
Moon: Down all day
Daylight Hours: 5 hours, 19 minutes (-20m 36s)
Location of McMurdoLocation

Today's Sun Position in McMurdo

Time:9:26 am
Altitude:-1.6°
Direction:51° NE
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 5h 18m 45s (Apr 16, 2024)

20 minutes, 36 seconds shorter than yesterday (Apr 15, 2024)

5 hours, 18 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 22, 2023)

18 hours, 41 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in McMurdo Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:07 am
Astro. Twilight4:07 am – 6:13 am
Nautical Twilight6:13 am – 8:10 am
Civil Twilight8:10 am – 10:12 am
Daylight10:12 am – 3:31 pm
Civil Twilight3:31 pm – 5:33 pm
Nautical Twilight5:33 pm – 7:29 pm
Astro. Twilight7:29 pm – 9:33 pm
Night9:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in McMurdo - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 1610:12 am3:31 pm5:18:45−20:3612:53 pm (2.2°)93.284
Apr 1710:23 am3:20 pm4:57:06−21:3912:53 pm (1.9°)93.310
Apr 1810:34 am3:08 pm4:34:08−22:5712:52 pm (1.6°)93.335
Apr 1910:46 am2:56 pm4:09:31−24:3712:52 pm (1.3°)93.360
Apr 2011:00 am2:42 pm3:42:41−26:5012:52 pm (0.9°)93.385
Apr 2111:14 am2:27 pm3:12:41−29:5912:52 pm (0.6°)93.410
Apr 2211:32 am2:09 pm2:37:44−34:5612:52 pm (0.4°)93.435
* All times are local time for McMurdo. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in McMurdo

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in McMurdo - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 16-Down all day-7:38 pm(-13.2°)247,25655.2%
Apr 17-Down all day-8:26 pm(-9.4°)249,55965.0%
Apr 18-Down all day-9:10 pm(-4.8°)251,10374.1%
Apr 198:17 pm--9:51 pm(0.9°)251,90082.1%
Apr 20-12:00 am6:26 pm10:30 pm(6.2°)252,00788.9%
Apr 21-3:19 am5:17 pm11:09 pm(12.0°)251,51594.2%
Apr 22-6:00 am4:10 pm11:49 pm(17.8°)250,52897.9%
* All times are local time for McMurdo. They take into account refraction. 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, Tue, Apr 16, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:15 amTue 3:38 pmTue 12:25 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 7:07 amTue 5:01 pmTue 12:06 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:31 amTue 6:34 pmTue 10:35 amAverage visibility
JupiterDown all dayTue 2:28 pmDown all night, not visible
SaturnTue 1:42 amTue 7:03 pmTue 10:23 amAverage visibility
UranusDown all dayTue 2:31 pmDown all night, not visible
NeptuneTue 4:29 amTue 5:53 pmTue 11:11 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for McMurdo.

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