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Moon: 9.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 28, 2017 at 3:45:28 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:07 am 68° East
Sunset Today: 5:41 pm 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:26 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 8:25 pm 290° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 34 minutes (-15s)

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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

3:45 pm

Altitude

25.0°

Heading

300° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 34m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: -15s

Winter: +3m 13s

Summer: -1h 10m

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 – 4:52 am
Astro. Twilight4:52 am – 5:18 am
Nautical Twilight5:18 am – 5:44 am
Civil Twilight5:44 am – 6:07 am
Daylight6:07 am – 5:41 pm
Civil Twilight5:41 pm – 6:04 pm
Nautical Twilight6:04 pm – 6:30 pm
Astro. Twilight6:30 pm – 6:56 pm
Night6:56 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in The Settlement - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 286:07 am5:41 pm11:34:05−0:1611:54 am (58.1°)94.203
May 296:07 am5:41 pm11:33:50−0:1511:54 am (57.9°)94.218
May 306:08 am5:41 pm11:33:35−0:1411:54 am (57.8°)94.233
May 316:08 am5:41 pm11:33:21−0:1411:54 am (57.7°)94.247
Jun 16:08 am5:41 pm11:33:07−0:1311:55 am (57.5°)94.261
Jun 26:08 am5:41 pm11:32:54−0:1311:55 am (57.4°)94.274
Jun 36:09 am5:41 pm11:32:42−0:1211:55 am (57.3°)94.287
* 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

3:45 pm

Altitude

54.3°

Heading

328° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.7%

Moon in The Settlement - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 288:26 am8:25 pm-2:26 pm(59.8°)224,8889.3%
May 299:26 am9:26 pm-3:26 pm(61.0°)227,87117.7%
May 3010:22 am10:24 pm-4:23 pm(63.4°)231,44827.6%
May 3111:14 am11:19 pm-5:16 pm(66.7°)235,27438.4%
Jun 112:01 pm--6:05 pm(70.5°)239,04449.4%
Jun 2-12:11 am12:46 pm6:52 pm(74.8°)242,52260.1%
Jun 3-1:00 am1:28 pm7:37 pm(79.1°)245,55169.9%
* 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, May 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:30 amSun 4:15 pmSun 10:23 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 2:57 amMon 2:52 pmMon 8:55 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:28 amSun 6:55 pmSun 1:11 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 2:19 pmMon 2:28 amSun 8:23 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 6:54 pmMon 7:31 amMon 1:13 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:16 amMon 3:04 pmMon 9:10 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 12:27 amMon 12:40 pmMon 6:33 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for The Settlement.

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