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Moon: 12.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Sep 24, 2017 at 12:51:51 am


Sunrise Today: 5:42 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 pm 269° West


Moonrise Today: 8:08 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 9:39 pm 254° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 5s)

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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

12:51 am

Altitude

-52.6°

Heading

153° SE

Position

Night

Day length

12h 10m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 5s

Winter: +2h 16m

Summer: -2h 14m

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 – 4:18 am
Astro. Twilight4:18 am – 4:48 am
Nautical Twilight4:48 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 5:42 am
Daylight5:42 am – 5:52 pm
Civil Twilight5:52 pm – 6:17 pm
Nautical Twilight6:17 pm – 6:46 pm
Astro. Twilight6:46 pm – 7:16 pm
Night7:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 245:42 am5:52 pm12:10:24+2:0511:47 am (56.6°)93.254
Sep 255:40 am5:53 pm12:12:30+2:0511:46 am (57.0°)93.227
Sep 265:39 am5:54 pm12:14:35+2:0511:46 am (57.4°)93.200
Sep 275:38 am5:54 pm12:16:41+2:0511:46 am (57.8°)93.173
Sep 285:36 am5:55 pm12:18:47+2:0511:45 am (58.2°)93.146
Sep 295:35 am5:56 pm12:20:53+2:0511:45 am (58.6°)93.119
Sep 305:34 am5:56 pm12:22:58+2:0511:45 am (59.0°)93.092
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 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 2017 Moon Phases

12:51 am

Altitude

-41.2°

Heading

211° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.1%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 248:08 am9:39 pm-2:51 pm(68.1°)247,78016.1%
Sep 258:44 am10:34 pm-3:37 pm(71.1°)249,64324.0%
Sep 269:23 am11:27 pm-4:23 pm(73.4°)250,84132.9%
Sep 2710:05 am--5:10 pm(74.9°)251,25042.4%
Sep 28-12:18 am10:50 am5:58 pm(75.4°)250,80752.1%
Sep 29-1:06 am11:38 am6:46 pm(75.0°)249,51861.9%
Sep 30-1:53 am12:30 pm7:35 pm(73.7°)247,46171.3%
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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, Sun, Sep 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:19 amSun 4:53 pmSun 11:05 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 4:37 amSun 3:45 pmSun 10:11 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 4:57 amSun 4:18 pmSun 10:37 amDifficult to see
JupiterSun 6:55 amSun 7:49 pmSun 1:22 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 10:01 amMon 12:12 amSun 5:06 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:53 pmSun 7:02 amSun 1:27 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 4:14 pmMon 5:00 amSun 10:37 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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