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Moon: 80.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 20, 2018 at 2:27:20 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:45 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 2:35 pm 103° East
Moonset Today: 2:46 am 255° 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

2:27 pm

Altitude

54.1°

Heading

276° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 32m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: +55s

Winter: +1h 25m

Summer: -36m 18s

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 – 4:31 am
Astro. Twilight4:31 am – 4:57 am
Nautical Twilight4:57 am – 5:23 am
Civil Twilight5:23 am – 5:45 am
Daylight5:45 am – 6:18 pm
Civil Twilight6:18 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:05 pm
Astro. Twilight7:05 pm – 7:32 pm
Night7:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 205:45 am6:18 pm12:32:15+0:5512:01 pm (83.3°)92.570
Oct 215:45 am6:18 pm12:33:10+0:5412:01 pm (83.7°)92.543
Oct 225:44 am6:18 pm12:34:05+0:5412:01 pm (84.1°)92.517
Oct 235:43 am6:18 pm12:35:00+0:5412:01 pm (84.4°)92.491
Oct 245:43 am6:19 pm12:35:54+0:5412:01 pm (84.8°)92.466
Oct 255:42 am6:19 pm12:36:48+0:5312:01 pm (85.1°)92.440
Oct 265:42 am6:19 pm12:37:42+0:5312:00 pm (85.5°)92.415
* All times are local time for Cairns. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 212:15 am
June SolsticeJun 218:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 2311:54 am
December SolsticeDec 228:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

2:27 pm

Altitude

-1.7°

Heading

104° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

80.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 20-2:46 am2:35 pm9:02 pm(84.5°)248,59182.4%
Oct 21-3:26 am3:25 pm9:46 pm(80.3°)246,47189.4%
Oct 22-4:05 am4:15 pm10:31 pm(75.7°)243,99594.8%
Oct 23-4:43 am5:06 pm11:16 pm(70.9°)241,36798.4%
Oct 24-5:23 am5:58 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 25-6:04 am6:52 pm12:02 am(66.0°)238,78499.8%
Oct 26-6:47 am7:49 pm12:51 am(61.4°)236,41198.8%
* 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, Sat, Oct 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:46 amSat 7:37 pmSat 1:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:03 amSat 6:58 pmSat 12:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 1:08 pmSun 2:00 amSat 7:34 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 7:32 amSat 8:22 pmSat 1:57 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 10:08 amSat 11:10 pmSat 4:39 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 6:28 pmSun 6:03 amSun 12:16 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 3:13 pmSun 3:34 amSat 9:24 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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