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Moon: 84.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2018 at 1:24:39 am


Sunrise Today: 6:45 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 6:01 pm 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:09 pm 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:35 am 250° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 16 minutes (+33s)

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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

1:24 am

Altitude

-75.2°

Heading

76° E

Position

Night

Day length

11h 16m 49s

Change since

Yesterday: +33s

Winter: +9m 45s

Summer: -1h 51m

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 – 6:45 am
Daylight6:45 am – 6:01 pm
Civil Twilight6:01 pm – 6:24 pm
Nautical Twilight6:24 pm – 6:51 pm
Astro. Twilight6:51 pm – 7:17 pm
Night7:17 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 246:45 am6:01 pm11:16:49+0:3312:23 pm (53.2°)94.428
Jul 256:44 am6:02 pm11:17:23+0:3412:23 pm (53.4°)94.419
Jul 266:44 am6:02 pm11:17:58+0:3512:23 pm (53.6°)94.410
Jul 276:44 am6:02 pm11:18:34+0:3512:23 pm (53.8°)94.401
Jul 286:43 am6:03 pm11:19:10+0:3612:23 pm (54.1°)94.391
Jul 296:43 am6:03 pm11:19:48+0:3712:23 pm (54.3°)94.381
Jul 306:43 am6:03 pm11:20:26+0:3812:23 pm (54.5°)94.371
* 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

1:24 am

Altitude

28.3°

Heading

258° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.8%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-3:35 am3:09 pm9:47 pm(87.0°)250,73990.2%
Jul 25-4:25 am3:56 pm10:35 pm(86.2°)251,77995.2%
Jul 26-5:14 am4:44 pm11:23 pm(86.3°)252,31798.5%
Jul 27-6:02 am5:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 28-6:47 am6:23 pm12:11 am(87.5°)252,38999.9%
Jul 29-7:31 am7:13 pm12:58 am(89.6°)252,02099.5%
Jul 30-8:12 am8:02 pm1:44 am(87.6°)251,21597.1%
* 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.

Total Lunar Eclipse visible in Cairns on Jul 28

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cairns This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:59 amTue 7:36 pmTue 1:47 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 9:22 amTue 9:11 pmTue 3:17 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 6:14 pmTue 7:22 amTue 12:48 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 12:34 pmWed 1:14 amTue 6:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:54 pmWed 4:55 amTue 10:25 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 12:25 amTue 11:59 amTue 6:12 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 9:12 pmTue 9:31 amTue 3:21 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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