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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: May 26, 2017 at 3:25:04 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 68° East
Sunset Today: 5:50 pm 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:41 am 73° East
Moonset Today: 6:25 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 13 minutes (-28s)

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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

3:25 pm

Altitude

29.7°

Heading

307° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 13m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -28s

Winter: +6m 24s

Summer: -1h 55m

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 – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:47 am
Nautical Twilight5:47 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 5:50 pm
Civil Twilight5:50 pm – 6:13 pm
Nautical Twilight6:13 pm – 6:40 pm
Astro. Twilight6:40 pm – 7:06 pm
Night7:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 266:37 am5:50 pm11:13:28−0:2812:13 pm (52.0°)94.169
May 276:37 am5:50 pm11:13:00−0:2712:14 pm (51.8°)94.186
May 286:37 am5:50 pm11:12:33−0:2712:14 pm (51.6°)94.201
May 296:38 am5:50 pm11:12:07−0:2612:14 pm (51.5°)94.216
May 306:38 am5:50 pm11:11:42−0:2512:14 pm (51.3°)94.231
May 316:38 am5:50 pm11:11:18−0:2412:14 pm (51.2°)94.245
Jun 16:39 am5:50 pm11:10:55−0:2312:14 pm (51.0°)94.259
* 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

3:25 pm

Altitude

36.4°

Heading

308° NW

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 266:41 am6:25 pm-12:34 pm(55.6°)221,9600.3%
May 277:46 am7:26 pm-1:36 pm(53.6°)222,6782.9%
May 288:49 am8:28 pm-2:38 pm(53.2°)224,6088.5%
May 299:49 am9:29 pm-3:39 pm(54.2°)227,50316.7%
May 3010:45 am10:29 pm-4:36 pm(56.4°)231,03126.5%
May 3111:35 am11:26 pm-5:30 pm(59.7°)234,84637.2%
Jun 112:21 pm--6:20 pm(63.5°)238,63548.2%
* 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, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:52 amFri 4:27 pmFri 10:39 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 3:20 amSat 3:10 pmSat 9:15 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:02 amFri 7:04 pmFri 1:33 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 2:45 pmSat 2:58 amFri 8:52 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 7:11 pmSat 8:11 amSat 1:41 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 3:52 amFri 3:31 pmFri 9:41 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:51 amSat 1:11 pmSat 7:01 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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