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

Moon: 0.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 19, 2017 at 4:27:20 am


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 7:04 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 6:26 am 93° East
Moonset Today: 6:52 pm 265° 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

4:27 am

Altitude

-34.5°

Heading

107° E

Position

Night

Day length

12h 17m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: +23s

Winter: +35m 13s

Summer: -15m 55s

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 – 5:36 am
Astro. Twilight5:36 am – 6:01 am
Nautical Twilight6:01 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 7:04 pm
Civil Twilight7:04 pm – 7:25 pm
Nautical Twilight7:25 pm – 7:49 pm
Astro. Twilight7:49 pm – 8:14 pm
Night8:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Diego Garcia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 196:46 am7:04 pm12:17:08+0:2312:55 pm (87.2°)92.587
Oct 206:46 am7:04 pm12:17:32+0:2312:55 pm (86.9°)92.561
Oct 216:46 am7:04 pm12:17:56+0:2312:55 pm (86.5°)92.535
Oct 226:45 am7:04 pm12:18:19+0:2312:54 pm (86.2°)92.509
Oct 236:45 am7:04 pm12:18:42+0:2312:54 pm (85.8°)92.483
Oct 246:45 am7:04 pm12:19:06+0:2312:54 pm (85.5°)92.457
Oct 256:44 am7:04 pm12:19:29+0:2312:54 pm (85.1°)92.431
* 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

4:27 am

Altitude

-29.3°

Heading

97° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Diego Garcia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 196:26 am6:52 pm-12:38 pm(86.5°)243,3920.4%
Oct 207:09 am7:40 pm-1:24 pm(89.3°)245,5810.4%
Oct 217:53 am8:27 pm-2:09 pm(85.4°)247,6372.6%
Oct 228:37 am9:15 pm-2:55 pm(82.2°)249,4256.6%
Oct 239:22 am10:03 pm-3:42 pm(79.8°)250,79512.3%
Oct 2410:08 am10:51 pm-4:29 pm(78.1°)251,59719.4%
Oct 2510:55 am11:39 pm-5:17 pm(77.4°)251,70227.6%
* 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, Thu, Oct 19, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:13 amThu 7:32 pmThu 1:22 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 5:40 amThu 5:46 pmThu 11:43 amFairly good visibility
MarsThu 5:11 amThu 5:13 pmThu 11:12 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 7:11 amThu 7:26 pmThu 1:18 pmDifficult to see
SaturnThu 10:36 amThu 11:03 pmThu 4:49 pmAverage visiblity
UranusWed 7:03 pmThu 6:56 amThu 1:00 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:05 pmFri 4:16 amThu 10:11 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Diego Garcia.

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