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Moon: 28.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2017 at 12:48:07 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:29 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 5:14 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 11:12 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 9:50 pm 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 44 minutes (-1m 45s)

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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

12:48 pm

Altitude

39.3°

Heading

343° N

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 44m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 45s

Winter: +51m 5s

Summer: -3h 39m

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 – 5:04 am
Astro. Twilight5:04 am – 5:34 am
Nautical Twilight5:34 am – 6:03 am
Civil Twilight6:03 am – 6:29 am
Daylight6:29 am – 5:14 pm
Civil Twilight5:14 pm – 5:40 pm
Nautical Twilight5:40 pm – 6:10 pm
Astro. Twilight6:10 pm – 6:39 pm
Night6:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 16:29 am5:14 pm10:44:56−1:4511:52 am (41.1°)93.659
May 26:30 am5:13 pm10:43:11−1:4411:52 am (40.8°)93.682
May 36:31 am5:12 pm10:41:28−1:4311:52 am (40.5°)93.704
May 46:31 am5:11 pm10:39:46−1:4211:51 am (40.2°)93.727
May 56:32 am5:10 pm10:38:05−1:4011:51 am (39.9°)93.749
May 66:33 am5:09 pm10:36:25−1:3911:51 am (39.6°)93.771
May 76:34 am5:08 pm10:34:47−1:3811:51 am (39.3°)93.793
* 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

12:48 pm

Altitude

15.7°

Heading

52° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

28.4%

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 111:12 am9:50 pm-4:30 pm(36.5°)229,27430.0%
May 212:06 pm10:52 pm-5:27 pm(38.0°)232,41941.3%
May 312:53 pm11:53 pm-6:21 pm(40.6°)235,69352.7%
May 41:35 pm--7:12 pm(44.0°)238,88063.6%
May 5-12:54 am2:13 pm8:00 pm(47.8°)241,83273.5%
May 6-1:52 am2:48 pm8:46 pm(52.0°)244,46382.2%
May 7-2:49 am3:21 pm9:30 pm(56.3°)246,73389.3%
* 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, Mon, May 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:12 amMon 4:30 pmMon 10:51 amVery difficult to see
VenusMon 3:23 amMon 3:18 pmMon 9:20 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 8:37 amMon 6:36 pmMon 1:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 4:01 pmTue 4:29 amMon 10:15 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 7:59 pmTue 10:09 amTue 3:04 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:16 amMon 4:30 pmMon 10:53 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:58 amMon 2:41 pmMon 8:20 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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