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Moon: 63.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2018 at 4:05:25 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:31 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 7:39 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 1:21 pm 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:04 am 245° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

The Sun's altitude in Melbourne 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

4:05 pm

Altitude

40.8°

Heading

293° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 8m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 22s

Winter: +3h 36m

Summer: -1h 38m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Melbourne 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 – 4:58 am
Astro. Twilight4:58 am – 5:32 am
Nautical Twilight5:32 am – 6:04 am
Civil Twilight6:04 am – 6:31 am
Daylight6:31 am – 7:39 pm
Civil Twilight7:39 pm – 8:07 pm
Nautical Twilight8:07 pm – 8:39 pm
Astro. Twilight8:39 pm – 9:13 pm
Night9:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 186:31 am7:39 pm13:08:30+2:221:05 pm (61.7°)92.623
Oct 196:30 am7:40 pm13:10:52+2:211:05 pm (62.1°)92.596
Oct 206:28 am7:41 pm13:13:13+2:211:05 pm (62.5°)92.570
Oct 216:27 am7:42 pm13:15:33+2:201:04 pm (62.8°)92.543
Oct 226:26 am7:43 pm13:17:53+2:201:04 pm (63.2°)92.517
Oct 236:24 am7:44 pm13:20:13+2:191:04 pm (63.5°)92.491
Oct 246:23 am7:45 pm13:22:32+2:181:04 pm (63.9°)92.466
* 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.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 213:15 am
June SolsticeJun 218:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 2311:54 am
December SolsticeDec 229:23 am
* All times are local Melbourne time.

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Today's Moon in Melbourne

The Moon's path in Melbourne 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 2018 Moon Phases

4:05 pm

Altitude

29.7°

Heading

90° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.7%

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-3:04 am1:21 pm8:34 pm(69.7°)251,03565.4%
Oct 19-3:43 am2:17 pm9:20 pm(66.9°)250,16274.4%
Oct 20-4:17 am3:13 pm10:05 pm(63.3°)248,58782.4%
Oct 21-4:50 am4:11 pm10:49 pm(59.1°)246,46689.4%
Oct 22-5:20 am5:10 pm11:34 pm(54.5°)243,98994.8%
Oct 23-5:50 am6:11 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-6:20 am7:12 pm12:19 am(49.7°)241,36198.4%
* 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, Thu, Oct 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:13 amThu 9:09 pmThu 2:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:34 amThu 8:56 pmThu 1:45 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 1:35 pmFri 3:47 amThu 8:41 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:04 amThu 10:09 pmThu 3:06 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 10:32 amFri 1:08 amThu 5:50 pmAverage visiblity
UranusThu 8:00 pmFri 6:54 amFri 1:27 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:11 pmFri 4:59 amThu 10:35 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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