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Cairns, Qld, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.5%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 14, 2019 at 9:05:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:16 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 6:37 pm 84° East
Moonset Today: 6:04 am 273° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 26 minutes (+56s)

Location of CairnsLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cairns

Time:9:05 pm
Altitude:-39.5°
Direction:244° SW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 26m 57s (Oct 14, 2019)

56 seconds longer than yesterday (Oct 13, 2019)

1 hour, 19 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 22, 2019)

42 minutes, 7 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:36 am
Astro. Twilight4:36 am – 5:02 am
Nautical Twilight5:02 am – 5:28 am
Civil Twilight5:28 am – 5:49 am
Daylight5:49 am – 6:16 pm
Civil Twilight6:16 pm – 6:38 pm
Nautical Twilight6:38 pm – 7:03 pm
Astro. Twilight7:03 pm – 7:29 pm
Night7:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 145:49 am6:16 pm12:26:27+0:5612:03 pm (81.1°)92.734
Oct 155:49 am6:16 pm12:27:23+0:5612:02 pm (81.4°)92.708
Oct 165:48 am6:16 pm12:28:19+0:5612:02 pm (81.8°)92.682
Oct 175:47 am6:17 pm12:29:15+0:5512:02 pm (82.2°)92.656
Oct 185:47 am6:17 pm12:30:11+0:5512:02 pm (82.5°)92.630
Oct 195:46 am6:17 pm12:31:06+0:5512:01 pm (82.9°)92.604
Oct 205:45 am6:17 pm12:32:02+0:5512:01 pm (83.3°)92.578
* All times are local time for Cairns. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cairns

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 14-6:04 am6:37 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 15-6:41 am7:26 pm12:40 am(66.0°)248,99899.3%
Oct 16-7:19 am8:17 pm1:24 am(61.4°)247,31296.9%
Oct 17-8:00 am9:10 pm2:10 am(57.2°)245,36092.5%
Oct 18-8:44 am10:04 pm2:58 am(53.7°)243,15686.2%
Oct 19-9:33 am11:01 pm3:49 am(51.1°)240,71178.2%
Oct 20-10:26 am11:57 pm4:44 am(49.7°)238,05168.6%
* All times are local time for Cairns. 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 Cairns This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Oct 14, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:05 amTue 7:59 pmTue 1:32 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:46 amTue 7:26 pmTue 1:06 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 5:06 amTue 5:15 pmTue 11:10 amVery difficult to see
JupiterMon 9:33 amMon 10:35 pmMon 4:04 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 11:18 amTue 12:19 amMon 5:49 pmAverage visibility
UranusTue 7:07 pmWed 6:39 amWed 12:53 amAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 3:48 pmTue 4:06 amMon 9:57 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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