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Moon: 2.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 7:56:49 am


Sunrise Today: 6:00 am 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 pm 262° West


Moonrise Today: 7:17 am 93° East
Moonset Today: 7:44 pm 269° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 18 minutes (-34s)

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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

7:56 am

Altitude

27.6°

Heading

94° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 18m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: -34s

Winter: +47m 33s

Summer: -25m 49s

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 – 4:49 am
Astro. Twilight4:49 am – 5:14 am
Nautical Twilight5:14 am – 5:39 am
Civil Twilight5:39 am – 6:00 am
Daylight6:00 am – 6:18 pm
Civil Twilight6:18 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:04 pm
Astro. Twilight7:04 pm – 7:29 pm
Night7:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 286:00 am6:18 pm12:18:26−0:3412:09 pm (87.5°)92.087
Mar 16:00 am6:18 pm12:17:51−0:3412:09 pm (87.1°)92.109
Mar 26:00 am6:18 pm12:17:16−0:3412:09 pm (86.7°)92.132
Mar 36:00 am6:17 pm12:16:41−0:3412:09 pm (86.3°)92.154
Mar 46:00 am6:17 pm12:16:06−0:3512:09 pm (85.9°)92.177
Mar 56:00 am6:16 pm12:15:31−0:3512:08 pm (85.6°)92.199
Mar 66:01 am6:15 pm12:14:56−0:3512:08 pm (85.2°)92.222
* 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

7:56 am

Altitude

8.7°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.5%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 287:17 am7:44 pm-1:31 pm(81.3°)231,6503.4%
Mar 18:12 am8:32 pm-2:22 pm(76.5°)230,2979.0%
Mar 29:07 am9:21 pm-3:15 pm(71.9°)229,54017.0%
Mar 310:04 am10:11 pm-4:08 pm(67.6°)229,32626.8%
Mar 411:01 am11:04 pm-5:03 pm(64.2°)229,56938.0%
Mar 511:59 am11:59 pm-6:00 pm(61.7°)230,18249.9%
Mar 612:58 pm--6:57 pm(60.4°)231,09661.6%
* 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, Tue, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:38 amTue 6:02 pmTue 11:51 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:07 amTue 7:54 pmTue 2:01 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:53 amTue 8:44 pmTue 2:48 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 8:44 pmTue 8:57 amTue 2:51 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 12:52 amTue 1:29 pmTue 7:10 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:51 amTue 8:41 pmTue 2:46 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:10 amTue 6:25 pmTue 12:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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