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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Aug 21, 2017 at 6:48:12 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 5:36 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 6:03 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 5:00 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 58 minutes (+1m 58s)

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Today's Sun Position in Canberra

The Sun's altitude in Canberra 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

6:48 pm

Altitude

-15.3°

Heading

274° W

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 58m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 58s

Winter: +1h 12m

Summer: -3h 34m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Canberra Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Canberra 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 – 5:12 am
Astro. Twilight5:12 am – 5:41 am
Nautical Twilight5:41 am – 6:11 am
Civil Twilight6:11 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 5:36 pm
Civil Twilight5:36 pm – 6:02 pm
Nautical Twilight6:02 pm – 6:31 pm
Astro. Twilight6:31 pm – 7:01 pm
Night7:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Canberra - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 216:37 am5:36 pm10:58:31+1:5812:06 pm (42.6°)94.041
Aug 226:36 am5:36 pm11:00:30+1:5812:06 pm (43.0°)94.022
Aug 236:35 am5:37 pm11:02:30+1:5912:06 pm (43.3°)94.003
Aug 246:33 am5:38 pm11:04:30+2:0012:05 pm (43.7°)93.983
Aug 256:32 am5:39 pm11:06:31+2:0112:05 pm (44.0°)93.963
Aug 266:31 am5:39 pm11:08:33+2:0112:05 pm (44.3°)93.942
Aug 276:30 am5:40 pm11:10:36+2:0212:05 pm (44.7°)93.921
* All times are local time for Canberra. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 212:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 236:02 am
December SolsticeDec 223:28 am
* All times are local Canberra time.

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Today's Moon in Canberra

The Moon's path in Canberra 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

6:48 pm

Altitude

-21.4°

Heading

273° W

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Canberra - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 216:03 am5:00 pm-11:29 am(39.3°)229,7630.7%
Aug 226:47 am6:06 pm-12:23 pm(43.0°)232,0060.1%
Aug 237:26 am7:10 pm-1:15 pm(47.3°)234,8412.4%
Aug 248:02 am8:11 pm-2:04 pm(51.9°)238,0467.0%
Aug 258:36 am9:11 pm-2:51 pm(56.4°)241,35713.6%
Aug 269:10 am10:09 pm-3:36 pm(60.7°)244,50321.6%
Aug 279:43 am11:05 pm-4:21 pm(64.6°)247,23530.6%
* All times are local time for Canberra. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Canberra This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:43 amTue 6:21 pmTue 12:32 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:47 amTue 2:50 pmTue 9:49 amGood visibility
MarsTue 6:19 amTue 4:52 pmTue 11:35 amExtremely difficult to see
JupiterMon 8:59 amMon 9:41 pmMon 3:20 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 12:17 pmTue 2:34 amMon 7:25 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 10:16 pmTue 9:21 amTue 3:48 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:35 pmWed 7:21 amWed 12:58 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Canberra.

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