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Moon: 10.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 26, 2017 at 1:55:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:15 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 pm 290° West


Moonrise Today: 8:32 am 80° East
Moonset Today: 8:43 pm 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 37 minutes (+20s)

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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

1:55 pm

Altitude

49.5°

Heading

317° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 37m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +20s

Winter: +6m 34s

Summer: -1h 6m

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 – 5:01 am
Astro. Twilight5:01 am – 5:27 am
Nautical Twilight5:27 am – 5:52 am
Civil Twilight5:52 am – 6:15 am
Daylight6:15 am – 5:52 pm
Civil Twilight5:52 pm – 6:14 pm
Nautical Twilight6:14 pm – 6:40 pm
Astro. Twilight6:40 pm – 7:06 pm
Night7:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 266:15 am5:52 pm11:37:27+0:2012:03 pm (60.2°)94.411
Jul 276:14 am5:52 pm11:37:48+0:2112:03 pm (60.4°)94.401
Jul 286:14 am5:52 pm11:38:10+0:2112:03 pm (60.7°)94.391
Jul 296:14 am5:53 pm11:38:32+0:2212:03 pm (60.9°)94.380
Jul 306:14 am5:53 pm11:38:55+0:2212:03 pm (61.1°)94.368
Jul 316:14 am5:53 pm11:39:18+0:2312:03 pm (61.4°)94.357
Aug 16:13 am5:53 pm11:39:42+0:2312:03 pm (61.6°)94.345
* 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

1:55 pm

Altitude

68.1°

Heading

28° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.8%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 268:32 am8:43 pm-2:37 pm(70.8°)234,02811.0%
Jul 279:18 am9:35 pm-3:26 pm(75.2°)237,79219.0%
Jul 2810:02 am10:25 pm-4:13 pm(79.7°)241,50228.2%
Jul 2910:45 am11:13 pm-4:58 pm(84.1°)244,87538.1%
Jul 3011:26 am--5:42 pm(88.1°)247,69148.2%
Jul 31-12:00 am12:07 pm6:27 pm(88.3°)249,80058.2%
Aug 1-12:48 am12:50 pm7:12 pm(85.3°)251,12467.7%
* 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, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:55 amWed 7:43 pmWed 1:49 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 3:27 amWed 3:00 pmWed 9:14 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:18 amThu 5:51 pmThu 12:04 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterWed 10:36 amWed 10:47 pmWed 4:42 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 2:46 pmThu 3:22 amWed 9:04 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 11:31 pmThu 11:18 amThu 5:24 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:33 pmThu 8:47 amThu 2:40 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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