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Moon: 59.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 11:22:39 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:28 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:58 pm 237° Southwest


Moonset Today: 11:19 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 29 minutes (+2m 34s)

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Today's Sun Position in Essen

The Sun's altitude in Essen 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

11:22 pm

Altitude

-55.2°

Heading

326° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 29m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 34s

Winter: +39m 31s

Summer: -8h 8m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Essen Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Essen 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 – 6:29 am
Astro. Twilight6:29 am – 7:08 am
Nautical Twilight7:08 am – 7:50 am
Civil Twilight7:50 am – 8:28 am
Daylight8:28 am – 4:58 pm
Civil Twilight4:58 pm – 5:36 pm
Nautical Twilight5:36 pm – 6:17 pm
Astro. Twilight6:17 pm – 6:57 pm
Night6:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Essen - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 188:28 am4:58 pm8:29:43+2:3412:42 pm (18.1°)91.457
Jan 198:27 am4:59 pm8:32:22+2:3812:43 pm (18.4°)91.465
Jan 208:26 am5:01 pm8:35:05+2:4212:43 pm (18.6°)91.473
Jan 218:25 am5:02 pm8:37:52+2:4612:43 pm (18.8°)91.482
Jan 228:23 am5:04 pm8:40:42+2:5012:44 pm (19.0°)91.491
Jan 238:22 am5:06 pm8:43:36+2:5312:44 pm (19.3°)91.501
Jan 248:21 am5:08 pm8:46:33+2:5712:44 pm (19.5°)91.511
* All times are local time for Essen. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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 Essen time.

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Today's Moon in Essen

The Moon's path in Essen 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

11:22 pm

Altitude

-8.1°

Heading

87° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

59.6%

Moon in Essen - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-11:19 am-5:18 am(37.1°)245,87966.7%
Jan 1912:12 am11:42 am-6:02 am(33.0°)248,49557.0%
Jan 201:15 am12:06 pm-6:45 am(29.2°)250,35947.1%
Jan 212:18 am12:33 pm-7:29 am(25.9°)251,38837.5%
Jan 223:19 am1:02 pm-8:13 am(23.0°)251,57028.4%
Jan 234:19 am1:36 pm-8:59 am(20.8°)250,96020.1%
Jan 245:16 am2:16 pm-9:47 am(19.4°)249,66812.8%
* All times are local time for Essen. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Essen This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:56 amThu 3:02 pmThu 10:59 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 10:08 amThu 9:24 pmThu 3:46 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 10:25 amThu 10:01 pmThu 4:12 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 12:38 amThu 11:27 amThu 6:03 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 6:05 amThu 2:10 pmThu 10:08 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 11:15 amThu 12:37 amWed 5:56 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 10:04 amThu 8:43 pmThu 3:24 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Essen.

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