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

Moon: 89.1%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 5, 2020 at 7:53:15 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 83° East
Sunset Today: 6:07 pm 277° West


Moonrise Today: 4:45 pm 73° East
Moonset Today: 2:36 am 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 30 minutes (-2m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

Time:7:53 pm
Altitude:-21.7°
Direction:261° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 29m 37s (Apr 5, 2020)

2 minutes, 22 seconds shorter than yesterday (Apr 4, 2020)

1 hour, 57 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 22, 2019)

3 hours, 17 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:10 am
Astro. Twilight5:10 am – 5:41 am
Nautical Twilight5:41 am – 6:11 am
Civil Twilight6:11 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 6:07 pm
Civil Twilight6:07 pm – 6:33 pm
Nautical Twilight6:33 pm – 7:03 pm
Astro. Twilight7:03 pm – 7:34 pm
Night7:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 56:37 am6:07 pm11:29:37−2:2212:22 pm (46.0°)92.996
Apr 66:38 am6:05 pm11:27:14−2:2212:22 pm (45.6°)93.022
Apr 76:39 am6:04 pm11:24:52−2:2112:22 pm (45.2°)93.049
Apr 86:40 am6:02 pm11:22:31−2:2112:21 pm (44.9°)93.075
Apr 96:41 am6:01 pm11:20:10−2:2012:21 pm (44.5°)93.102
Apr 106:42 am6:00 pm11:17:49−2:2012:21 pm (44.1°)93.129
Apr 116:43 am5:58 pm11:15:30−2:1912:21 pm (43.8°)93.156
* All times are local time for Melbourne. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Melbourne

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 5-2:36 am4:45 pm10:13 pm(39.0°)224,71489.9%
Apr 6-3:49 am5:21 pm11:07 pm(44.9°)222,65896.1%
Apr 7-5:03 am5:55 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 8-6:18 am6:29 pm12:02 am(51.2°)221,79099.4%
Apr 9-7:33 am7:04 pm12:56 am(57.6°)222,23599.4%
Apr 10-8:48 am7:41 pm1:51 am(63.6°)223,95796.2%
Apr 11-10:01 am8:23 pm2:47 am(68.7°)226,76690.2%
* All times are local time for Melbourne. 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, Sun, Apr 5, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:35 amMon 5:15 pmMon 10:56 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 10:35 amSun 7:59 pmSun 3:17 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:39 amMon 2:58 pmMon 7:48 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 11:57 pmMon 2:21 pmMon 7:09 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 12:26 amMon 2:42 pmMon 7:34 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 8:12 amMon 6:54 pmMon 1:33 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:26 amMon 5:01 pmMon 10:43 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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