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Moon: 34.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 29, 2017 at 8:47:50 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:00 am 82° East
Moonset Today: 11:05 pm 276° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 7 minutes (+8s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cairns

The Sun's altitude in Cairns 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

8:47 pm

Altitude

-39.9°

Heading

286° W

Position

Night

Day length

11h 7m 40s

Change since

Yesterday: +8s

Winter: +36s

Summer: -2h

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cairns 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

Night12:00 am – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:17 pm
Nautical Twilight6:17 pm – 6:44 pm
Astro. Twilight6:44 pm – 7:11 pm
Night7:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 296:46 am5:54 pm11:07:40+0:0812:20 pm (49.9°)94.501
Jun 306:46 am5:54 pm11:07:49+0:0912:20 pm (49.9°)94.503
Jul 16:46 am5:54 pm11:08:00+0:1012:20 pm (50.0°)94.504
Jul 26:46 am5:55 pm11:08:12+0:1112:20 pm (50.1°)94.505
Jul 36:46 am5:55 pm11:08:25+0:1312:21 pm (50.1°)94.506
Jul 46:46 am5:55 pm11:08:39+0:1412:21 pm (50.2°)94.506
Jul 56:47 am5:55 pm11:08:55+0:1512:21 pm (50.3°)94.506
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 208:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 212:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 236:02 am
December SolsticeDec 222:28 am
* All times are local Cairns time.

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Today's Moon in Cairns

The Moon's path in Cairns 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

8:47 pm

Altitude

30.4°

Heading

288° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

34.0%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 2911:00 am11:05 pm-5:01 pm(65.8°)237,79632.4%
Jun 3011:42 am11:57 pm-5:48 pm(70.2°)241,61142.9%
Jul 112:22 pm--6:33 pm(74.6°)245,00653.4%
Jul 2-12:48 am1:01 pm7:17 pm(78.8°)247,81463.4%
Jul 3-1:37 am1:40 pm8:01 pm(82.6°)249,94272.6%
Jul 4-2:25 am2:19 pm8:45 pm(86.0°)251,36280.9%
Jul 5-3:14 am3:00 pm9:30 pm(88.8°)252,09787.9%
* All times are local time for Cairns. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cairns This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jun 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:32 amFri 6:37 pmFri 1:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 3:33 amFri 2:57 pmFri 9:15 amGood visibility
MarsFri 7:24 amFri 6:28 pmFri 12:56 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 12:32 pmFri 12:45 amThu 6:39 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 4:47 pmFri 5:47 amThu 11:17 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 1:40 amFri 1:18 pmFri 7:29 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 10:38 pmFri 10:57 amFri 4:48 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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