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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 9:10:02 am


Sunrise Today: 6:01 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 5:48 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 5:36 am 83° East
Moonset Today: 5:50 pm 279° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 46 minutes (-29s)

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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

9:10 am

Altitude

42.6°

Heading

61° NE

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 46m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: -29s

Winter: +15m 38s

Summer: -57m 45s

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 – 4:50 am
Astro. Twilight4:50 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:40 am
Civil Twilight5:40 am – 6:01 am
Daylight6:01 am – 5:48 pm
Civil Twilight5:48 pm – 6:09 pm
Nautical Twilight6:09 pm – 6:34 pm
Astro. Twilight6:34 pm – 6:59 pm
Night6:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:01 am5:48 pm11:46:30−0:2911:55 am (66.0°)93.543
Apr 276:01 am5:47 pm11:46:01−0:2911:54 am (65.7°)93.567
Apr 286:01 am5:47 pm11:45:32−0:2811:54 am (65.4°)93.591
Apr 296:02 am5:47 pm11:45:04−0:2811:54 am (65.1°)93.615
Apr 306:02 am5:46 pm11:44:35−0:2811:54 am (64.8°)93.638
May 16:02 am5:46 pm11:44:07−0:2711:54 am (64.5°)93.662
May 26:02 am5:46 pm11:43:40−0:2711:54 am (64.2°)93.684
* 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

9:10 am

Altitude

48.3°

Heading

66° E

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 265:36 am5:50 pm-11:44 am(71.3°)224,4880.3%
Apr 276:36 am6:44 pm-12:41 pm(66.9°)223,3831.0%
Apr 287:37 am7:41 pm-1:40 pm(63.3°)223,4724.9%
Apr 298:40 am8:40 pm-2:40 pm(60.9°)224,69111.7%
Apr 309:41 am9:40 pm-3:41 pm(59.9°)226,84320.8%
May 110:41 am10:39 pm-4:40 pm(60.4°)229,65631.4%
May 211:37 am11:37 pm-5:36 pm(62.0°)232,83142.7%
* 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, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:24 amWed 5:11 pmWed 11:17 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 3:32 amWed 3:33 pmWed 9:33 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:58 amWed 7:29 pmWed 1:44 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 4:34 pmThu 4:43 amWed 10:39 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:11 pmWed 9:48 amWed 3:30 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:19 amWed 5:08 pmWed 11:13 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:34 amWed 2:47 pmWed 8:41 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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