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Moon: 36.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2017 at 2:39:16 am


Sunrise Today: 6:02 am 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 pm 267° West


Moonrise Today: 10:22 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:01 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 18 minutes (+2m 25s)

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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

2:39 am

Altitude

-37.9°

Heading

130° SE

Position

Night

Day length

12h 18m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 25s

Winter: +2h 46m

Summer: -2h 28m

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 – 4:33 am
Astro. Twilight4:33 am – 5:05 am
Nautical Twilight5:05 am – 5:36 am
Civil Twilight5:36 am – 6:02 am
Daylight6:02 am – 6:20 pm
Civil Twilight6:20 pm – 6:47 pm
Nautical Twilight6:47 pm – 7:17 pm
Astro. Twilight7:17 pm – 7:49 pm
Night7:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Melbourne - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 276:02 am6:20 pm12:18:31+2:2512:11 pm (53.9°)93.173
Sep 286:00 am6:21 pm12:20:57+2:2512:10 pm (54.2°)93.146
Sep 295:59 am6:22 pm12:23:22+2:2512:10 pm (54.6°)93.119
Sep 305:57 am6:23 pm12:25:48+2:2512:10 pm (55.0°)93.092
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Oct 16:56 am7:24 pm12:28:13+2:251:09 pm (55.4°)93.065
Oct 26:54 am7:25 pm12:30:39+2:251:09 pm (55.8°)93.038
Oct 36:53 am7:26 pm12:33:04+2:251:09 pm (56.2°)93.011
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 212:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 236:02 am
December SolsticeDec 223:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

2:39 am

Altitude

-24.8°

Heading

219° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

36.8%

Moon in Melbourne - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 27-12:01 am10:22 am5:36 pm(70.9°)251,25042.6%
Sep 28-12:52 am11:07 am6:24 pm(71.4°)250,79152.3%
Sep 29-1:41 am11:55 am7:12 pm(71.0°)249,48862.0%
Sep 30-2:27 am12:48 pm8:00 pm(69.6°)247,42071.4%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Oct 1-4:10 am2:43 pm9:49 pm(67.4°)244,73580.2%
Oct 2-4:49 am3:42 pm10:37 pm(64.2°)241,64387.8%
Oct 3-5:26 am4:43 pm11:26 pm(60.3°)238,39393.9%
* All times are local time for Melbourne. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Sep 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:48 amWed 5:31 pmWed 11:39 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 5:05 amWed 4:12 pmWed 10:38 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 5:18 amWed 4:37 pmWed 10:57 amDifficult to see
JupiterWed 7:06 amWed 8:09 pmWed 1:37 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 10:04 amThu 12:36 amWed 5:20 pmAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:09 pmWed 7:10 amWed 1:40 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 4:23 pmThu 5:16 amWed 10:50 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Melbourne.

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