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Townsville, Qld, Australia — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.5%

Near Full Moon (Waxing Gibbous)

Current Time: Mar 20, 2019 at 11:54:13 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:16 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:24 pm 269° West


Moonrise Today: 6:00 pm 81° East
Moonset Today: 5:03 am 282° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 7 minutes (-1m 6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Townsville

Time:11:54 pm
Altitude:-69.6°
Direction:199° S
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 7m 48s (Mar 20, 2019)

1 minute, 6 seconds shorter than yesterday (Mar 19, 2019)

1 hour, 9 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

1 hour, 9 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Townsville Today

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12 pm
2 pm
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Night12:00 am – 5:03 am
Astro. Twilight5:03 am – 5:28 am
Nautical Twilight5:28 am – 5:54 am
Civil Twilight5:54 am – 6:16 am
Daylight6:16 am – 6:24 pm
Civil Twilight6:24 pm – 6:46 pm
Nautical Twilight6:46 pm – 7:11 pm
Astro. Twilight7:11 pm – 7:37 pm
Night7:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Townsville - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 206:16 am6:24 pm12:07:48−1:0612:20 pm (71.1°)92.551
Mar 216:16 am6:23 pm12:06:41−1:0612:20 pm (70.7°)92.577
Mar 226:16 am6:22 pm12:05:35−1:0612:19 pm (70.3°)92.603
Mar 236:17 am6:21 pm12:04:29−1:0612:19 pm (69.9°)92.629
Mar 246:17 am6:20 pm12:03:23−1:0612:19 pm (69.5°)92.656
Mar 256:17 am6:19 pm12:02:17−1:0512:18 pm (69.1°)92.683
Mar 266:17 am6:19 pm12:01:11−1:0512:18 pm (68.7°)92.710
* All times are local time for Townsville. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:58 am in Townsville.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Townsville

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Townsville - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 20-5:03 am6:00 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 21-6:06 am6:46 pm12:01 am(63.5°)223,62899.5%
Mar 22-7:08 am7:31 pm12:55 am(69.3°)225,09099.4%
Mar 23-8:09 am8:15 pm1:48 am(75.0°)227,61396.2%
Mar 24-9:08 am9:00 pm2:40 am(80.3°)230,95190.4%
Mar 25-10:06 am9:45 pm3:31 am(84.9°)234,77782.7%
Mar 26-11:03 am10:32 pm4:23 am(88.5°)238,74573.5%
* All times are local time for Townsville. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Townsville This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Mar 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:31 amThu 5:38 pmThu 11:34 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:38 amThu 4:24 pmThu 10:01 amGood visibility
MarsThu 10:07 amThu 9:15 pmThu 3:41 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 11:14 pmFri 12:24 pmFri 5:49 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 1:09 amThu 2:16 pmThu 7:43 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 8:28 amThu 7:59 pmThu 2:14 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneThu 5:22 amThu 5:42 pmThu 11:32 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Townsville.

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