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

Moon: 18.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 4:45:21 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:15 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 7:32 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 3:23 am 109° East
Moonset Today: 4:07 pm 251° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (-23s)

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Today's Sun Position in Diego Garcia

The Sun's altitude in Diego Garcia 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

4:45 pm

Altitude

40.2°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 17m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -23s

Winter: +35m 17s

Summer: -15m 51s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Diego Garcia Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Diego Garcia 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 – 6:04 am
Astro. Twilight6:04 am – 6:29 am
Nautical Twilight6:29 am – 6:53 am
Civil Twilight6:53 am – 7:15 am
Daylight7:15 am – 7:32 pm
Civil Twilight7:32 pm – 7:53 pm
Nautical Twilight7:53 pm – 8:18 pm
Astro. Twilight8:18 pm – 8:43 pm
Night8:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 227:15 am7:32 pm12:17:12−0:231:23 pm (87.2°)91.959
Feb 237:15 am7:32 pm12:16:48−0:241:23 pm (87.6°)91.981
Feb 247:15 am7:31 pm12:16:24−0:231:23 pm (87.9°)92.002
Feb 257:15 am7:31 pm12:16:00−0:241:23 pm (88.3°)92.024
Feb 267:15 am7:31 pm12:15:36−0:241:23 pm (88.7°)92.045
Feb 277:15 am7:30 pm12:15:11−0:241:23 pm (89.1°)92.067
Feb 287:15 am7:30 pm12:14:47−0:241:22 pm (89.4°)92.089
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 2110:24 am
September EquinoxSep 232:02 am
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 pm
* All times are local Diego Garcia time.

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Today's Moon in Diego Garcia

The Moon's path in Diego Garcia 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

4:45 pm

Altitude

-9.3°

Heading

250° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

18.0%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 223:23 am4:07 pm-9:45 am(78.3°)247,17020.2%
Feb 234:13 am4:57 pm-10:35 am(79.1°)244,54012.6%
Feb 245:04 am5:46 pm-11:26 am(80.8°)241,6086.5%
Feb 255:57 am6:36 pm-12:17 pm(83.5°)238,6202.2%
Feb 266:49 am7:24 pm-1:07 pm(87.1°)235,8140.1%
Feb 277:42 am8:13 pm-1:58 pm(88.7°)233,3930.6%
Feb 288:35 am9:01 pm-2:49 pm(84.0°)231,5003.8%
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia. 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, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:36 amWed 6:58 pmWed 12:47 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:36 amWed 9:30 pmWed 3:33 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:10 amWed 10:07 pmWed 4:09 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 10:19 pmThu 10:29 amThu 4:24 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:28 amThu 2:55 pmThu 8:41 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 10:24 amWed 10:19 pmWed 4:21 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:47 amWed 7:58 pmWed 1:53 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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