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Alice Springs, NT, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 67.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 17, 2018 at 5:06:10 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:42 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:18 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:54 pm 89° East
Moonset Today: 1:32 am 269° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (+10s)

Location of Alice SpringsLocation

Today's Sun Position in Alice Springs

Time:5:06 pm
Altitude:27.5°
Direction:255° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 35m 44s (Dec 17, 2018)

10 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 16, 2018)

2 hours, 55 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

23 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Alice Springs Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:14 am
Astro. Twilight4:14 am – 4:46 am
Nautical Twilight4:46 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 5:42 am
Daylight5:42 am – 7:18 pm
Civil Twilight7:18 pm – 7:43 pm
Nautical Twilight7:43 pm – 8:14 pm
Astro. Twilight8:14 pm – 8:45 pm
Night8:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Alice Springs - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 175:42 am7:18 pm13:35:44+0:1012:30 pm (89.6°)91.475
Dec 185:42 am7:18 pm13:35:53+0:0812:30 pm (89.7°)91.466
Dec 195:43 am7:19 pm13:36:00+0:0612:31 pm (89.7°)91.458
Dec 205:43 am7:19 pm13:36:04+0:0412:31 pm (89.7°)91.450
Dec 215:44 am7:20 pm13:36:07+0:0212:32 pm (89.7°)91.443
Dec 225:44 am7:20 pm13:36:08< 1s12:32 pm (89.7°)91.437
Dec 235:45 am7:21 pm13:36:06−0:0112:33 pm (89.7°)91.431
* All times are local time for Alice Springs. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7:52 am in Alice Springs. In terms of daylight, this day is 2 hours, 56 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Alice Springs

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Alice Springs - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 17-1:32 am1:54 pm8:03 pm(63.8°)242,81768.9%
Dec 18-2:07 am2:48 pm8:48 pm(58.9°)239,13078.3%
Dec 19-2:45 am3:44 pm9:37 pm(54.3°)235,27886.6%
Dec 20-3:26 am4:44 pm10:29 pm(50.1°)231,58493.4%
Dec 21-4:11 am5:46 pm11:25 pm(46.7°)228,38898.0%
Dec 22-5:02 am6:51 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-5:59 am7:55 pm12:25 am(44.6°)225,99899.9%
* All times are local time for Alice Springs. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Alice Springs This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:24 amMon 5:38 pmMon 11:01 amAverage visibility
VenusTue 3:01 amTue 3:49 pmTue 9:25 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:05 pmTue 12:25 amMon 6:15 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:38 amMon 6:00 pmMon 11:19 amAverage visibility
SaturnMon 6:49 amMon 8:17 pmMon 1:33 pmDifficult to see
UranusMon 2:55 pmTue 2:20 amMon 8:38 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 11:38 amTue 12:07 amMon 5:52 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Alice Springs.

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