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Sydney, NSW, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 22.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 12, 2018 at 9:23:54 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:37 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:59 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:37 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:42 pm 249° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 22 minutes (+32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sydney

Time:9:23 pm
Altitude:-15.1°
Direction:228° SW
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 14h 22m 11s (Dec 12, 2018)

32 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 11, 2018)

4 hours, 28 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

2 minutes, 34 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sydney Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:54 am
Astro. Twilight3:54 am – 4:33 am
Nautical Twilight4:33 am – 5:08 am
Civil Twilight5:08 am – 5:37 am
Daylight5:37 am – 7:59 pm
Civil Twilight7:59 pm – 8:28 pm
Nautical Twilight8:28 pm – 9:04 pm
Astro. Twilight9:04 pm – 9:43 pm
Night9:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 125:37 am7:59 pm14:22:11+0:3212:48 pm (79.2°)91.525
Dec 135:37 am8:00 pm14:22:41+0:2912:49 pm (79.3°)91.515
Dec 145:38 am8:01 pm14:23:07+0:2612:49 pm (79.3°)91.504
Dec 155:38 am8:01 pm14:23:30+0:2312:50 pm (79.4°)91.494
Dec 165:38 am8:02 pm14:23:51+0:2012:50 pm (79.4°)91.484
Dec 175:39 am8:03 pm14:24:08+0:1712:51 pm (79.5°)91.475
Dec 185:39 am8:03 pm14:24:22+0:1312:51 pm (79.5°)91.467
* 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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Today's Moon in Sydney

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 129:37 am11:42 pm-4:42 pm(73.8°)251,73821.2%
Dec 1310:31 am--5:27 pm(70.8°)251,55929.6%
Dec 14-12:18 am11:26 am6:11 pm(67.2°)250,58038.8%
Dec 15-12:51 am12:21 pm6:54 pm(63.0°)248,77948.6%
Dec 16-1:22 am1:16 pm7:37 pm(58.5°)246,20758.5%
Dec 17-1:52 am2:13 pm8:21 pm(53.7°)242,98568.4%
Dec 18-2:23 am3:11 pm9:07 pm(48.9°)239,31477.8%
* 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, Wed, Dec 12, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:30 amThu 6:14 pmThu 11:22 amAverage visibility
VenusThu 3:16 amThu 4:23 pmThu 9:49 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:25 pmThu 1:02 amWed 6:44 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:50 amThu 6:54 pmThu 11:52 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnThu 7:00 amThu 9:14 pmThu 2:07 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 3:45 pmThu 2:52 amWed 9:19 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 12:11 pmThu 12:54 amWed 6:33 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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