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Moon: 20.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 2:07:00 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 2:05 am 110° East
Moonset Today: 3:18 pm 250° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 32 minutes (-55s)

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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

2:07 pm

Altitude

65.6°

Heading

283° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 32m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -55s

Winter: +1h 24m

Summer: -36m 31s

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 – 5:00 am
Astro. Twilight5:00 am – 5:26 am
Nautical Twilight5:26 am – 5:52 am
Civil Twilight5:52 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:08 pm
Nautical Twilight7:08 pm – 7:34 pm
Astro. Twilight7:34 pm – 8:00 pm
Night8:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:14 am6:46 pm12:32:02−0:5512:30 pm (83.2°)91.955
Feb 236:14 am6:45 pm12:31:06−0:5612:30 pm (82.9°)91.976
Feb 246:14 am6:45 pm12:30:10−0:5612:30 pm (82.5°)91.998
Feb 256:15 am6:44 pm12:29:13−0:5612:29 pm (82.1°)92.019
Feb 266:15 am6:43 pm12:28:17−0:5612:29 pm (81.8°)92.041
Feb 276:15 am6:43 pm12:27:20−0:5612:29 pm (81.4°)92.063
Feb 286:16 am6:42 pm12:26:23−0:5712:29 pm (81.0°)92.085
* 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

2:07 pm

Altitude

15.0°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.1%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 222:05 am3:18 pm-8:42 am(88.0°)247,64821.9%
Feb 232:55 am4:07 pm-9:31 am(88.6°)245,10814.1%
Feb 243:47 am4:55 pm-10:22 am(89.8°)242,2187.6%
Feb 254:41 am5:42 pm-11:13 am(87.3°)239,2212.9%
Feb 265:36 am6:28 pm-12:03 pm(83.9°)236,3600.3%
Feb 276:32 am7:14 pm-12:54 pm(79.8°)233,8470.3%
Feb 287:29 am7:59 pm-1:45 pm(75.2°)231,8383.0%
* 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, Wed, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:30 amWed 6:16 pmWed 11:53 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:50 amWed 8:30 pmWed 2:40 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 9:22 amWed 9:09 pmWed 3:16 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:21 pmThu 9:42 amThu 3:31 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 1:22 amWed 2:22 pmWed 7:52 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 9:37 amWed 9:20 pmWed 3:29 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:49 amWed 7:12 pmWed 1:00 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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