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

Moon: 28.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 13, 2018 at 1:10:47 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:51 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:36 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:50 am 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:16 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 44 minutes (+34s)

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Today's Sun Position in Melbourne

Time:1:10 pm
Altitude:75.3°
Direction:3° N
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 44m 56s (Dec 13, 2018)

34 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 12, 2018)

5 hours, 12 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

2 minutes, 25 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Melbourne Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:57 am
Astro. Twilight3:57 am – 4:41 am
Nautical Twilight4:41 am – 5:20 am
Civil Twilight5:20 am – 5:51 am
Daylight5:51 am – 8:36 pm
Civil Twilight8:36 pm – 9:07 pm
Nautical Twilight9:07 pm – 9:46 pm
Astro. Twilight9:46 pm – 10:31 pm
Night10:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 135:51 am8:36 pm14:44:56+0:341:14 pm (75.3°)91.514
Dec 145:51 am8:37 pm14:45:27+0:311:14 pm (75.4°)91.504
Dec 155:52 am8:38 pm14:45:55+0:271:15 pm (75.4°)91.494
Dec 165:52 am8:38 pm14:46:18+0:231:15 pm (75.5°)91.484
Dec 175:52 am8:39 pm14:46:39+0:201:16 pm (75.5°)91.475
Dec 185:53 am8:40 pm14:46:55+0:161:16 pm (75.6°)91.466
Dec 195:53 am8:40 pm14:47:07+0:121:16 pm (75.6°)91.458
* 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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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 13-12:16 am10:50 am5:53 pm(66.7°)251,54929.8%
Dec 14-12:50 am11:46 am6:37 pm(63.1°)250,55639.0%
Dec 15-1:21 am12:43 pm7:20 pm(58.9°)248,74148.7%
Dec 16-1:50 am1:40 pm8:03 pm(54.4°)246,15658.7%
Dec 17-2:18 am2:39 pm8:47 pm(49.6°)242,92468.6%
Dec 18-2:47 am3:40 pm9:33 pm(44.8°)239,24778.0%
Dec 19-3:18 am4:43 pm10:21 pm(40.1°)235,39686.4%
* 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, Dec 13, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:47 amThu 6:47 pmThu 11:47 amAverage visibility
VenusThu 3:36 amThu 4:53 pmThu 10:14 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 12:47 pmFri 1:27 amThu 7:07 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 5:05 amThu 7:28 pmThu 12:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnThu 7:15 amThu 9:50 pmThu 2:32 pmDifficult to see
UranusThu 4:11 pmFri 3:08 amThu 9:39 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 12:29 pmFri 1:18 amThu 6:54 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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