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Moon: 39.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 21, 2018 at 3:24:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:18 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:15 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:35 pm 69° East
Moonset Today: 11:15 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 29s)

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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

3:24 pm

Altitude

17.2°

Heading

314° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

9h 56m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 29s

Winter: +24m 29s

Summer: -4h 50m

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 – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 6:17 am
Nautical Twilight6:17 am – 6:49 am
Civil Twilight6:49 am – 7:18 am
Daylight7:18 am – 5:15 pm
Civil Twilight5:15 pm – 5:43 pm
Nautical Twilight5:43 pm – 6:15 pm
Astro. Twilight6:15 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 217:18 am5:15 pm9:56:58−1:2912:16 pm (32.1°)94.075
May 227:18 am5:14 pm9:55:30−1:2712:16 pm (31.9°)94.092
May 237:19 am5:13 pm9:54:05−1:2512:16 pm (31.7°)94.109
May 247:20 am5:13 pm9:52:42−1:2212:16 pm (31.5°)94.126
May 257:21 am5:12 pm9:51:22−1:2012:17 pm (31.3°)94.143
May 267:21 am5:12 pm9:50:04−1:1812:17 pm (31.1°)94.159
May 277:22 am5:11 pm9:48:48−1:1512:17 pm (30.9°)94.175
* All times are local time for Melbourne. 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

3:24 pm

Altitude

25.5°

Heading

39° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.6%

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2112:35 pm11:15 pm-5:53 pm(35.5°)230,09140.7%
May 221:17 pm--6:46 pm(39.3°)232,31552.4%
May 23-12:22 am1:54 pm7:37 pm(43.8°)234,68863.8%
May 24-1:27 am2:28 pm8:26 pm(48.6°)237,09374.1%
May 25-2:31 am3:00 pm9:13 pm(53.5°)239,45883.1%
May 26-3:33 am3:31 pm9:59 pm(58.2°)241,74290.3%
May 27-4:35 am4:03 pm10:45 pm(62.5°)243,91995.6%
* 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, Mon, May 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:48 amMon 4:27 pmMon 11:08 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 9:55 amMon 7:12 pmMon 2:33 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 9:26 pmTue 11:57 amTue 4:42 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 4:30 pmTue 6:14 amMon 11:22 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 7:42 pmTue 10:15 amTue 2:58 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 4:52 amMon 3:46 pmMon 10:19 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneTue 1:11 amTue 1:54 pmTue 7:33 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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