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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 18, 2017 at 4:14:59 am


Sunrise Today: 8:40 am 128° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:37 pm 232° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:25 am 122° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:12 pm 237° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 56 minutes (-23s)

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Today's Sun Position in Brussels

The Sun's altitude in Brussels 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

4:14 am

Altitude

-40.4°

Heading

77° E

Position

Night

Day length

7h 56m 52s

Change since

Yesterday: -23s

Winter: +32s

Summer: -8h 34m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Brussels Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Brussels 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 – 6:38 am
Astro. Twilight6:38 am – 7:18 am
Nautical Twilight7:18 am – 8:01 am
Civil Twilight8:01 am – 8:40 am
Daylight8:40 am – 4:37 pm
Civil Twilight4:37 pm – 5:17 pm
Nautical Twilight5:17 pm – 5:59 pm
Astro. Twilight5:59 pm – 6:39 pm
Night6:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Brussels - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 188:40 am4:37 pm7:56:52−0:2312:39 pm (15.8°)91.469
Dec 198:41 am4:38 pm7:56:35−0:1712:39 pm (15.8°)91.461
Dec 208:42 am4:38 pm7:56:25−0:1012:40 pm (15.8°)91.454
Dec 218:42 am4:38 pm7:56:20−0:0412:40 pm (15.8°)91.448
Dec 228:43 am4:39 pm7:56:22+0:0112:41 pm (15.8°)91.441
Dec 238:43 am4:40 pm7:56:30+0:0812:41 pm (15.8°)91.435
Dec 248:43 am4:40 pm7:56:45+0:1412:42 pm (15.8°)91.430
* All times are local time for Brussels. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 5:27 pm in Brussels. In terms of daylight, this day is 8 hours, 35 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 am
June SolsticeJun 216:24 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:28 pm
* All times are local Brussels time.

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Today's Moon in Brussels

The Moon's path in Brussels 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

4:14 am

Altitude

-37.2°

Heading

75° E

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Brussels - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 188:25 am5:12 pm-12:49 pm(18.7°)252,5870.2%
Dec 199:16 am5:59 pm-1:37 pm(18.3°)252,6071.5%
Dec 2010:01 am6:51 pm-2:25 pm(18.9°)252,1774.6%
Dec 2110:40 am7:49 pm-3:12 pm(20.4°)251,2549.5%
Dec 2211:14 am8:50 pm-3:59 pm(22.7°)249,78916.1%
Dec 2311:43 am9:54 pm-4:45 pm(25.8°)247,74324.0%
Dec 2412:10 pm11:00 pm-5:30 pm(29.6°)245,10733.1%
* All times are local time for Brussels. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Brussels This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:31 amMon 4:07 pmMon 11:49 amVery difficult to see
VenusMon 8:17 amMon 4:14 pmMon 12:16 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 4:08 amMon 2:08 pmMon 9:08 amAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 4:57 amMon 2:28 pmMon 9:43 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 8:51 amMon 4:54 pmMon 12:52 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 1:36 pmTue 3:11 amMon 8:24 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:23 pmMon 11:09 pmMon 5:46 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Brussels.

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