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Moon: 1.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 3:20:23 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:28 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 6:00 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 6:54 am 79° East
Moonset Today: 6:51 pm 283° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 32 minutes (-48s)

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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

3:20 pm

Altitude

34.8°

Heading

301° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 32m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -48s

Winter: +25m 35s

Summer: -1h 35m

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 – 5:14 am
Astro. Twilight5:14 am – 5:40 am
Nautical Twilight5:40 am – 6:05 am
Civil Twilight6:05 am – 6:28 am
Daylight6:28 am – 6:00 pm
Civil Twilight6:00 pm – 6:23 pm
Nautical Twilight6:23 pm – 6:48 pm
Astro. Twilight6:48 pm – 7:14 pm
Night7:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cairns - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 276:28 am6:00 pm11:32:39−0:4812:14 pm (59.2°)93.564
Apr 286:28 am6:00 pm11:31:50−0:4812:14 pm (58.9°)93.589
Apr 296:28 am5:59 pm11:31:02−0:4712:14 pm (58.6°)93.612
Apr 306:28 am5:59 pm11:30:15−0:4712:14 pm (58.3°)93.636
May 16:29 am5:58 pm11:29:28−0:4612:14 pm (58.0°)93.659
May 26:29 am5:58 pm11:28:42−0:4612:13 pm (57.7°)93.682
May 36:29 am5:57 pm11:27:56−0:4512:13 pm (57.4°)93.705
* 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

3:20 pm

Altitude

43.9°

Heading

308° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.0%

Moon in Cairns - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 276:54 am6:51 pm-12:54 pm(60.7°)223,4470.7%
Apr 287:58 am7:46 pm-1:53 pm(57.0°)223,4044.3%
Apr 299:01 am8:43 pm-2:53 pm(54.5°)224,50410.8%
Apr 3010:04 am9:42 pm-3:53 pm(53.4°)226,56619.7%
May 111:04 am10:42 pm-4:53 pm(53.6°)229,31930.1%
May 212:00 pm11:41 pm-5:50 pm(55.2°)232,46841.4%
May 312:51 pm--6:44 pm(57.8°)235,74352.8%
* 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, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:43 amThu 5:21 pmThu 11:32 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:50 amThu 3:50 pmThu 9:50 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 8:28 amThu 7:37 pmThu 2:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 4:47 pmFri 5:01 amThu 10:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 9:12 pmFri 10:11 amFri 3:42 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:40 amThu 5:20 pmThu 11:30 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:43 amFri 3:03 pmFri 8:53 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cairns.

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