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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 7:56:44 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:13 am 67° East
Sunset Today: 8:47 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:39 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 8:43 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 33 minutes (+3m 38s)

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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

7:56 pm

Altitude

6.7°

Heading

284° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 33m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 38s

Winter: +6h 43m

Summer: -2h 4m

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 – 3:52 am
Astro. Twilight3:52 am – 4:48 am
Nautical Twilight4:48 am – 5:36 am
Civil Twilight5:36 am – 6:13 am
Daylight6:13 am – 8:47 pm
Civil Twilight8:47 pm – 9:24 pm
Nautical Twilight9:24 pm – 10:12 pm
Astro. Twilight10:12 pm – 11:09 pm
Night11:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Essen - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:13 am8:47 pm14:33:30+3:381:29 pm (52.2°)93.549
Apr 276:11 am8:48 pm14:37:07+3:361:29 pm (52.5°)93.574
Apr 286:09 am8:50 pm14:40:43+3:351:29 pm (52.8°)93.598
Apr 296:07 am8:51 pm14:44:17+3:341:29 pm (53.2°)93.621
Apr 306:05 am8:53 pm14:47:50+3:321:29 pm (53.5°)93.645
May 16:03 am8:55 pm14:51:21+3:311:29 pm (53.8°)93.668
May 26:02 am8:56 pm14:54:51+3:291:28 pm (54.1°)93.691
* All times are local time for Essen. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

7:56 pm

Altitude

6.0°

Heading

278° W

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Essen - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 266:39 am8:43 pm-1:34 pm(47.1°)224,0680.2%
Apr 277:12 am10:03 pm-2:31 pm(51.3°)223,2891.7%
Apr 287:51 am11:21 pm-3:31 pm(54.6°)223,7006.5%
Apr 298:36 am--4:31 pm(56.6°)225,19814.0%
Apr 30-12:32 am9:30 am5:32 pm(57.2°)227,56123.6%
May 1-1:32 am10:32 am6:30 pm(56.4°)230,50234.4%
May 2-2:23 am11:39 am7:26 pm(54.5°)233,72945.9%
* All times are local time for Essen. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:53 amThu 7:36 pmThu 12:45 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:53 amThu 5:15 pmThu 11:04 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:16 amWed 11:21 pmWed 3:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 6:34 pmThu 5:51 amThu 12:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:58 amThu 9:01 amThu 4:59 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:54 amThu 7:33 pmThu 12:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:44 amThu 3:36 pmThu 10:10 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Essen.

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