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Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 92.7%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jun 19, 2024 at 5:53:05 pm
Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 7:02 pm 294° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 4:40 pm 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:39 am 249° West
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 42 minutes
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Today's Sun Position in Diego Garcia

Time:5:53 pm
Altitude:14.9°
Direction:297° NW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 41m 55s (Jun 19, 2024)

51 minutes, 9 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Diego Garcia Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:05 am
Astro. Twilight6:05 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 6:58 am
Civil Twilight6:58 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 7:02 pm
Civil Twilight7:02 pm – 7:25 pm
Nautical Twilight7:25 pm – 7:51 pm
Astro. Twilight7:51 pm – 8:17 pm
Night8:17 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jun 197:20 am7:02 pm11:41:55< 1s1:11 pm (59.3°)94.451
Jun 207:21 am7:03 pm11:41:54< 1s1:12 pm (59.3°)94.458
Jun 217:21 am7:03 pm11:41:54< 1s1:12 pm (59.3°)94.464
Jun 227:21 am7:03 pm11:41:55< 1s1:12 pm (59.3°)94.470
Jun 237:21 am7:03 pm11:41:55< 1s1:12 pm (59.3°)94.475
Jun 247:21 am7:03 pm11:41:57+0:011:12 pm (59.3°)94.480
Jun 257:22 am7:04 pm11:41:59+0:011:13 pm (59.3°)94.485
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

The June solstice (winter solstice) in Diego Garcia is at 2:50 am on Friday, June 21, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 51 minutes shorter than the December solstice. In locations south of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Diego Garcia

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 19-4:39 am4:40 pm11:05 pm(73.2°)242,40193.8%
Jun 20-5:32 am5:31 pm11:59 pm(70.2°)239,53897.9%
Jun 21-6:29 am6:27 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jun 22-7:28 am7:27 pm12:57 am(68.7°)236,78699.7%
Jun 23-8:28 am8:28 pm1:58 am(69.1°)234,33999.1%
Jun 24-9:25 am9:28 pm2:57 am(71.3°)232,34295.7%
Jun 25-10:19 am10:26 pm3:55 am(75.4°)230,87389.8%
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. 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 Diego Garcia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 19, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:46 amWed 7:26 pmWed 1:36 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:39 amWed 7:19 pmWed 1:29 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:44 amThu 3:34 pmThu 9:39 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 5:40 amThu 5:21 pmThu 11:30 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 12:34 amThu 12:43 pmThu 6:39 amGreat visibility
UranusThu 4:55 amThu 4:38 pmThu 10:46 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 1:15 amThu 1:18 pmThu 7:17 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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