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

Moon: 79.7%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 4, 2020 at 6:04:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:09 am 84° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 277° West


Moonrise Today: 4:31 pm 68° East
Moonset Today: 2:08 am 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 37 minutes (-2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sydney

Time:6:04 pm
Altitude:7.8°
Direction:282° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 36m 32s (Apr 4, 2020)

2 minutes, 3 seconds shorter than yesterday (Apr 3, 2020)

1 hour, 42 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 22, 2019)

2 hours, 48 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sydney Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 6:15 am
Nautical Twilight6:15 am – 6:44 am
Civil Twilight6:44 am – 7:09 am
Daylight7:09 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:11 pm
Nautical Twilight7:11 pm – 7:40 pm
Astro. Twilight7:40 pm – 8:08 pm
Night8:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sydney - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 47:09 am6:46 pm11:36:32−2:0312:58 pm (50.3°)92.969
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 56:10 am5:44 pm11:34:29−2:0311:57 am (49.9°)92.996
Apr 66:11 am5:43 pm11:32:26−2:0311:57 am (49.6°)93.022
Apr 76:11 am5:42 pm11:30:23−2:0211:57 am (49.2°)93.048
Apr 86:12 am5:40 pm11:28:21−2:0211:57 am (48.8°)93.075
Apr 96:13 am5:39 pm11:26:19−2:0111:56 am (48.5°)93.102
Apr 106:14 am5:38 pm11:24:18−2:0111:56 am (48.1°)93.128
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Sydney

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Sydney - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 4-2:08 am4:31 pm9:51 pm(38.1°)227,76081.2%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 5-2:17 am4:13 pm9:47 pm(42.9°)224,75989.7%
Apr 6-3:28 am4:52 pm10:42 pm(48.8°)222,68496.0%
Apr 7-4:40 am5:29 pm11:36 pm(55.1°)221,79499.4%
Apr 8-5:52 am6:05 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 9-7:04 am6:43 pm12:30 am(61.6°)222,21699.5%
Apr 10-8:15 am7:23 pm1:25 am(67.5°)223,91796.3%
* 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, Sat, Apr 4, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:10 amSun 4:48 pmSun 10:29 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 10:59 amSat 8:46 pmSat 3:52 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 1:24 amSun 2:25 pmSun 7:24 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 12:45 amSun 1:50 pmSun 6:47 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:14 amSun 2:11 pmSun 7:13 amAverage visibility
UranusSat 8:49 amSat 7:43 pmSat 2:16 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:07 amSun 4:38 pmSun 10:22 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sydney.

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