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Moon: 12.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2017 at 12:24:09 am


Sunrise Today: 5:42 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:14 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:49 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 5:22 pm 254° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 31 minutes (+23s)

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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

12:24 am

Altitude

-30.9°

Heading

189° S

Position

Night

Day length

14h 31m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +23s

Winter: +4h 44m

Summer: -1m 13s

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 – 3:55 am
Astro. Twilight3:55 am – 4:36 am
Nautical Twilight4:36 am – 5:13 am
Civil Twilight5:13 am – 5:42 am
Daylight5:42 am – 8:14 pm
Civil Twilight8:14 pm – 8:44 pm
Nautical Twilight8:44 pm – 9:20 pm
Astro. Twilight9:20 pm – 10:01 pm
Night10:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Canberra - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 155:42 am8:14 pm14:31:20+0:2412:58 pm (78.0°)91.496
Dec 165:43 am8:14 pm14:31:41+0:2012:58 pm (78.0°)91.488
Dec 175:43 am8:15 pm14:31:58+0:1712:59 pm (78.1°)91.480
Dec 185:43 am8:16 pm14:32:12+0:1312:59 pm (78.1°)91.472
Dec 195:44 am8:16 pm14:32:23+0:101:00 pm (78.1°)91.464
Dec 205:44 am8:17 pm14:32:30+0:071:00 pm (78.1°)91.457
Dec 215:45 am8:17 pm14:32:34+0:031:01 pm (78.2°)91.450
* All times are local time for Canberra. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 3:27 am in Canberra. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 46 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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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

12:24 am

Altitude

-35.6°

Heading

140° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.3%

Moon in Canberra - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 153:49 am5:22 pm-10:32 am(66.4°)249,3619.8%
Dec 164:23 am6:17 pm-11:18 am(69.6°)250,8254.7%
Dec 175:01 am7:11 pm-12:04 pm(72.1°)251,8511.5%
Dec 185:42 am8:03 pm-12:51 pm(73.8°)252,4590.2%
Dec 196:26 am8:52 pm-1:39 pm(74.5°)252,6510.7%
Dec 207:14 am9:38 pm-2:27 pm(74.3°)252,4063.1%
Dec 218:04 am10:21 pm-3:14 pm(73.1°)251,6887.4%
* All times are local time for Canberra. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Fri, Dec 15, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:36 amFri 7:40 pmFri 12:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 5:20 amFri 7:44 pmFri 12:32 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 2:58 amFri 4:11 pmFri 9:34 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 3:29 amFri 5:00 pmFri 10:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 6:14 amFri 8:35 pmFri 1:25 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 3:22 pmSat 2:34 amFri 8:58 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 11:55 amSat 12:45 amFri 6:20 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Canberra.

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