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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Mar 28, 2017 at 3:17:49 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:04 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 273° West


Moonrise Today: 6:47 am 91° East
Moonset Today: 7:11 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 51 minutes (-2m 6s)

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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

3:17 pm

Altitude

40.9°

Heading

312° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 51m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 6s

Winter: +1h 57m

Summer: -2h 33m

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 – 5:41 am
Astro. Twilight5:41 am – 6:10 am
Nautical Twilight6:10 am – 6:39 am
Civil Twilight6:39 am – 7:04 am
Daylight7:04 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:20 pm
Nautical Twilight7:20 pm – 7:49 pm
Astro. Twilight7:49 pm – 8:18 pm
Night8:18 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 287:04 am6:55 pm11:51:42−2:061:00 pm (53.1°)92.782
Mar 297:04 am6:54 pm11:49:36−2:0512:59 pm (52.7°)92.809
Mar 307:05 am6:53 pm11:47:30−2:0512:59 pm (52.4°)92.835
Mar 317:06 am6:51 pm11:45:25−2:0512:59 pm (52.0°)92.861
Apr 17:07 am6:50 pm11:43:20−2:0512:59 pm (51.6°)92.888
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 26:07 am5:49 pm11:41:15−2:0411:58 am (51.2°)92.914
Apr 36:08 am5:47 pm11:39:11−2:0411:58 am (50.8°)92.940
* All times are local time for Sydney. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 3:00 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

3:17 pm

Altitude

43.3°

Heading

312° NW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 286:47 am7:11 pm-1:03 pm(55.4°)228,6610.1%
Mar 297:54 am7:51 pm-1:56 pm(50.5°)226,9361.5%
Mar 309:01 am8:33 pm-2:50 pm(45.9°)226,1445.9%
Mar 3110:09 am9:19 pm-3:46 pm(41.9°)226,27513.1%
Apr 111:16 am10:08 pm-4:44 pm(38.8°)227,22022.4%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 211:21 am10:01 pm-4:42 pm(37.0°)228,80333.3%
Apr 312:22 pm10:58 pm-5:40 pm(36.4°)230,82245.0%
* All times are local time for Sydney. 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 Sydney This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:32 amTue 7:35 pmTue 2:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:54 amTue 6:09 pmTue 12:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 9:55 amTue 8:31 pmTue 3:13 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 7:26 pmWed 8:03 amWed 1:44 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:14 pmWed 1:24 pmWed 6:19 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:21 amTue 7:38 pmTue 2:00 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:07 amTue 5:52 pmTue 11:30 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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