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Moon: 78.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 20, 2018 at 8:54:55 am


Sunrise Today: 6:08 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 7:12 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 2:53 pm 105° East
Moonset Today: 3:45 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 3 minutes (+2m 1s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sydney

The Sun's altitude in Sydney 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

8:54 am

Altitude

33.5°

Heading

79° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 3m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 1s

Winter: +3h 10m

Summer: -1h 20m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sydney Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sydney 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 – 4:40 am
Astro. Twilight4:40 am – 5:12 am
Nautical Twilight5:12 am – 5:42 am
Civil Twilight5:42 am – 6:08 am
Daylight6:08 am – 7:12 pm
Civil Twilight7:12 pm – 7:38 pm
Nautical Twilight7:38 pm – 8:08 pm
Astro. Twilight8:08 pm – 8:40 pm
Night8:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 206:08 am7:12 pm13:03:56+2:0112:40 pm (66.4°)92.570
Oct 216:07 am7:13 pm13:05:58+2:0112:39 pm (66.8°)92.544
Oct 226:05 am7:13 pm13:07:58+2:0012:39 pm (67.1°)92.518
Oct 236:04 am7:14 pm13:09:59+2:0012:39 pm (67.5°)92.492
Oct 246:03 am7:15 pm13:11:58+1:5912:39 pm (67.8°)92.466
Oct 256:02 am7:16 pm13:13:57+1:5912:39 pm (68.2°)92.441
Oct 266:01 am7:17 pm13:15:56+1:5812:39 pm (68.5°)92.415
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 Sydney time.

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Today's Moon in Sydney

The Moon's path in Sydney 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

8:54 am

Altitude

-43.1°

Heading

187° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

78.3%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 20-3:45 am2:53 pm9:39 pm(67.4°)248,61982.3%
Oct 21-4:19 am3:49 pm10:24 pm(63.2°)246,50689.3%
Oct 22-4:52 am4:46 pm11:08 pm(58.6°)244,03494.7%
Oct 23-5:24 am5:44 pm11:53 pm(53.8°)241,40798.3%
Oct 24-5:56 am6:44 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 25-6:30 am7:45 pm12:40 am(48.9°)238,82199.8%
Oct 26-7:06 am8:49 pm1:29 am(44.3°)236,44598.9%
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 Sydney This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:56 amSat 8:43 pmSat 1:49 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:09 amSat 8:08 pmSat 1:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 1:16 pmSun 3:08 amSat 8:12 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 7:41 amSat 9:29 pmSat 2:35 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 10:10 amSun 12:25 amSat 5:18 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:23 pmSun 6:25 amSun 12:54 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 3:41 pmSun 4:23 amSat 10:02 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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