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Moon: 3.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 4:20:41 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 65° East
Sunset Today: 4:57 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:24 am 80° East
Moonset Today: 3:57 pm 283° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 10 minutes (-1m 10s)

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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

4:20 pm

Altitude

6.1°

Heading

300° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 10m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 10s

Winter: +17m

Summer: -4h 13m

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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:48 am
Nautical Twilight5:48 am – 6:19 am
Civil Twilight6:19 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 4:57 pm
Civil Twilight4:57 pm – 5:24 pm
Nautical Twilight5:24 pm – 5:54 pm
Astro. Twilight5:54 pm – 6:24 pm
Night6:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:46 am4:57 pm10:10:51−1:1011:51 am (35.4°)94.135
May 256:47 am4:56 pm10:09:43−1:0811:52 am (35.2°)94.152
May 266:47 am4:56 pm10:08:36−1:0611:52 am (35.0°)94.169
May 276:48 am4:55 pm10:07:32−1:0411:52 am (34.9°)94.185
May 286:49 am4:55 pm10:06:30−1:0111:52 am (34.7°)94.201
May 296:49 am4:55 pm10:05:30−0:5911:52 am (34.5°)94.216
May 306:50 am4:54 pm10:04:33−0:5711:52 am (34.4°)94.231
* All times are local time for Sydney. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

4:20 pm

Altitude

-5.5°

Heading

280° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.9%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 244:24 am3:57 pm-10:13 am(45.9°)224,4275.2%
May 255:34 am4:43 pm-11:11 am(41.7°)222,5731.1%
May 266:44 am5:35 pm-12:11 pm(38.4°)221,9590.3%
May 277:53 am6:32 pm-1:13 pm(36.5°)222,6582.8%
May 288:58 am7:34 pm-2:16 pm(36.0°)224,5718.4%
May 299:57 am8:38 pm-3:16 pm(37.0°)227,45316.5%
May 3010:49 am9:42 pm-4:14 pm(39.3°)230,97526.3%
* 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, Wed, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 4:45 amThu 3:47 pmThu 10:17 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 3:07 amThu 2:42 pmThu 8:54 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 8:20 amWed 6:06 pmWed 1:13 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 2:26 pmThu 2:51 amWed 8:38 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 6:23 pmThu 8:33 amThu 1:28 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 3:48 amThu 2:59 pmThu 9:23 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 12:26 amThu 1:08 pmThu 6:47 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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