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Moon: 33.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 12:41:46 am


Sunrise Today: 5:50 am 110° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:28 pm 250° West


Moonrise Today: 1:05 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 1:49 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 37 minutes (-23s)

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Today's Sun Position in The Settlement

The Sun's altitude in The Settlement 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

12:41 am

Altitude

-58.8°

Heading

165° S

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 37m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -23s

Winter: +1h 6m

Summer: -6m 48s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in The Settlement Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in The Settlement 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 – 4:35 am
Astro. Twilight4:35 am – 5:01 am
Nautical Twilight5:01 am – 5:28 am
Civil Twilight5:28 am – 5:50 am
Daylight5:50 am – 6:28 pm
Civil Twilight6:28 pm – 6:50 pm
Nautical Twilight6:50 pm – 7:16 pm
Astro. Twilight7:16 pm – 7:43 pm
Night7:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 225:50 am6:28 pm12:37:25−0:2312:09 pm (80.8°)91.488
Jan 235:51 am6:28 pm12:37:00−0:2412:09 pm (81.0°)91.498
Jan 245:51 am6:28 pm12:36:36−0:2412:09 pm (81.3°)91.508
Jan 255:51 am6:28 pm12:36:10−0:2512:10 pm (81.5°)91.518
Jan 265:52 am6:28 pm12:35:44−0:2512:10 pm (81.8°)91.529
Jan 275:52 am6:28 pm12:35:18−0:2612:10 pm (82.0°)91.540
Jan 285:53 am6:28 pm12:34:51−0:2612:10 pm (82.3°)91.551
* All times are local time for The Settlement. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 2111:24 am
September EquinoxSep 233:02 am
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 pm
* All times are local The Settlement time.

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Today's Moon in The Settlement

The Moon's path in The Settlement 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

12:41 am

Altitude

-6.3°

Heading

105° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.3%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 221:05 am1:49 pm-7:26 am(86.4°)251,60230.9%
Jan 231:49 am2:36 pm-8:12 am(83.9°)251,20022.3%
Jan 242:34 am3:25 pm-8:59 am(82.3°)250,08214.7%
Jan 253:21 am4:14 pm-9:48 am(81.4°)248,3908.4%
Jan 264:10 am5:04 pm-10:37 am(81.6°)246,2943.6%
Jan 275:01 am5:53 pm-11:28 am(82.7°)243,9760.8%
Jan 285:54 am6:42 pm-12:18 pm(84.8°)241,6010.1%
* All times are local time for The Settlement. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in The Settlement This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:07 amSun 4:47 pmSun 10:27 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:05 amSun 9:14 pmSun 3:10 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 9:31 amSun 9:38 pmSun 3:34 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 11:11 pmSun 11:25 amSun 5:18 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:05 amSun 3:42 pmSun 9:23 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 11:12 amSun 11:03 pmSun 5:07 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 8:31 amSun 8:46 pmSun 2:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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