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

Moon: 87.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 17, 2019 at 3:52:43 am


Sunrise Today: 6:12 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:49 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 4:42 pm 68° East
Moonset Today: 3:13 am 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 37 minutes (-54s)

Location of CairnsLocation

Today's Sun Position in Cairns

Time:3:52 am
Altitude:-32.3°
Direction:117° SE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 37m 5s (Feb 17, 2019)

54 seconds shorter than yesterday (Feb 16, 2019)

1 hour, 30 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

31 minutes, 29 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cairns Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:57 am
Astro. Twilight4:57 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:50 am
Civil Twilight5:50 am – 6:12 am
Daylight6:12 am – 6:49 pm
Civil Twilight6:49 pm – 7:11 pm
Nautical Twilight7:11 pm – 7:37 pm
Astro. Twilight7:37 pm – 8:03 pm
Night8:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 176:12 am6:49 pm12:37:05−0:5412:30 pm (85.2°)91.839
Feb 186:12 am6:48 pm12:36:10−0:5412:30 pm (84.9°)91.858
Feb 196:13 am6:48 pm12:35:15−0:5412:30 pm (84.5°)91.877
Feb 206:13 am6:47 pm12:34:20−0:5512:30 pm (84.1°)91.897
Feb 216:13 am6:47 pm12:33:25−0:5512:30 pm (83.8°)91.917
Feb 226:14 am6:46 pm12:32:29−0:5512:30 pm (83.4°)91.937
Feb 236:14 am6:45 pm12:31:33−0:5512:30 pm (83.1°)91.958
* 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
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 17-3:13 am4:42 pm10:29 pm(51.8°)223,75893.2%
Feb 18-4:17 am5:41 pm11:31 pm(54.4°)222,09398.1%
Feb 19-5:23 am6:37 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Feb 20-6:28 am7:29 pm12:31 am(58.3°)221,71399.9%
Feb 21-7:32 am8:17 pm1:29 am(63.4°)222,68098.4%
Feb 22-8:33 am9:03 pm2:24 am(68.9°)224,87593.8%
Feb 23-9:32 am9:48 pm3:16 am(74.6°)228,04186.6%
* 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, Sun, Feb 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:11 amSun 7:36 pmSun 1:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 3:05 amSun 4:04 pmSun 9:34 amGood visibility
MarsSun 10:40 amSun 10:13 pmSun 4:27 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 1:17 amSun 2:19 pmSun 7:48 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:12 amSun 4:11 pmSun 9:42 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 10:30 amSun 10:07 pmSun 4:18 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:28 amSun 7:47 pmSun 1:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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