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Flag for Antarctica South Pole, Antarctica — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 73.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 12:55:37 am


Sun: Down all day


Moon: Up all day


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Today's Sun Position in South Pole

The Sun's altitude in South Pole 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

12:55 am

Altitude

-0.7°

Heading

270° W

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

Change since

Summer: -1d

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in South Pole Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in South Pole 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.

South Pole is on Civil Twilight through all the day.

Civil Twilight12:00 am – 11:59 pm

Sun in South Pole - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 20Down all day11:53 pm (-0.4°)93.352
Sep 2110:43 am-11:53 pm (-0.0°)93.326
Sep 22Up all day11:52 pm (0.3°)93.299
Sep 23Up all day11:52 pm (0.6°)93.273
Sep 24Up all day11:52 pm (1.0°)93.247
Sep 25Up all day11:51 pm (1.3°)93.221
Sep 26Up all day11:51 pm (1.7°)93.195
* All times are local time for South Pole. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:54 pm in South Pole.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:15 am
June SolsticeJun 2110:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 231:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 2211:23 am
* All times are local South Pole time.

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Today's Moon in South Pole

The Moon's path in South Pole 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 2018 Moon Phases

12:55 am

Altitude

19.5°

Heading

90° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

73.6%

Moon in South Pole - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-Up all day-8:05 am(19.1°)251,56476.1%
Sep 21-Up all day-8:52 am(17.3°)251,34883.9%
Sep 22-Up all day-9:39 am(14.7°)250,48690.4%
Sep 23-Up all day-10:24 am(11.3°)249,10895.3%
Sep 24-Up all day-11:08 am(7.3°)247,35498.6%
Sep 25-Up all day-11:53 am(3.0°)245,36199.8%
Sep 26-7:03 am-12:37 pm(-1.0°)243,24499.0%
* All times are local time for South Pole. 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 South Pole This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryDown all dayThu 11:54 pmDown all night, not visible
VenusUp all dayThu 2:14 amPerfect visibility
MarsUp all dayThu 8:27 amPerfect visibility
JupiterUp all dayThu 3:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnUp all dayThu 6:17 amPerfect visibility
UranusDown all dayThu 2:03 pmDown all night, not visible
NeptuneUp all dayThu 11:10 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for South Pole.

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