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Melbourne, Vic, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 80.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 4:19:40 am


Sunrise Today: 5:53 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:43 pm 77° East
Moonset Today: 3:18 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 47 minutes (+12s)

Location of MelbourneLocation

Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

Time:4:19 am
Altitude:-15.2°
Direction:137° SE
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 14h 47m 7s (Dec 19, 2018)

12 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

5 hours, 14 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

14 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:58 am
Astro. Twilight3:58 am – 4:42 am
Nautical Twilight4:42 am – 5:22 am
Civil Twilight5:22 am – 5:53 am
Daylight5:53 am – 8:40 pm
Civil Twilight8:40 pm – 9:11 pm
Nautical Twilight9:11 pm – 9:51 pm
Astro. Twilight9:51 pm – 10:35 pm
Night10:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 195:53 am8:40 pm14:47:07+0:121:16 pm (75.6°)91.458
Dec 205:53 am8:41 pm14:47:16+0:081:17 pm (75.6°)91.451
Dec 215:54 am8:41 pm14:47:21+0:051:17 pm (75.6°)91.444
Dec 225:54 am8:42 pm14:47:23+0:011:18 pm (75.6°)91.437
Dec 235:55 am8:42 pm14:47:20−0:021:18 pm (75.6°)91.431
Dec 245:55 am8:43 pm14:47:14−0:061:19 pm (75.6°)91.426
Dec 255:56 am8:43 pm14:47:04−0:101:19 pm (75.6°)91.422
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9:22 am in Melbourne. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 15 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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Today's Moon in Melbourne

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-3:18 am4:43 pm10:21 pm(40.1°)235,39686.4%
Dec 20-3:53 am5:49 pm11:13 pm(35.9°)231,69293.2%
Dec 21-4:32 am6:57 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 22-5:17 am8:06 pm12:09 am(32.6°)228,47697.9%
Dec 23-6:11 am9:11 pm1:09 am(30.4°)226,05799.9%
Dec 24-7:12 am10:11 pm2:12 am(29.8°)224,66398.8%
Dec 25-8:20 am11:04 pm3:14 am(30.9°)224,38994.7%
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Melbourne This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:41 amWed 6:56 pmWed 11:48 amAverage visibility
VenusWed 3:28 amWed 4:52 pmWed 10:10 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:43 pmThu 1:12 amWed 6:58 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 4:47 amWed 7:11 pmWed 11:59 amAverage visibility
SaturnWed 6:54 amWed 9:29 pmWed 2:12 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 3:47 pmThu 2:44 amWed 9:15 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 12:06 pmThu 12:55 amWed 6:30 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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