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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 5:27:58 am


Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:08 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 7:50 am 100° East
Moonset Today: 7:19 pm 263° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 47 minutes (+3m 53s)

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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

5:27 am

Altitude

-18.4°

Heading

80° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 47m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 53s

Winter: +2h 57m

Summer: -5h 49m

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 – 5:30 am
Astro. Twilight5:30 am – 6:09 am
Nautical Twilight6:09 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 6:08 pm
Civil Twilight6:08 pm – 6:42 pm
Nautical Twilight6:42 pm – 7:21 pm
Astro. Twilight7:21 pm – 7:59 pm
Night7:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Essen - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 277:21 am6:08 pm10:47:51+3:5312:44 pm (30.4°)92.071
Feb 287:18 am6:10 pm10:51:45+3:5412:44 pm (30.8°)92.093
Mar 17:16 am6:12 pm10:55:39+3:5412:44 pm (31.2°)92.115
Mar 27:14 am6:14 pm10:59:34+3:5412:44 pm (31.6°)92.138
Mar 37:12 am6:16 pm11:03:30+3:5512:43 pm (31.9°)92.160
Mar 47:10 am6:17 pm11:07:25+3:5512:43 pm (32.3°)92.183
Mar 57:08 am6:19 pm11:11:21+3:5512:43 pm (32.7°)92.206
* 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

5:27 am

Altitude

-22.2°

Heading

73° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Essen - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:50 am7:19 pm-1:29 pm(32.6°)233,0071.0%
Feb 288:17 am8:35 pm-2:20 pm(37.2°)231,2194.7%
Mar 18:44 am9:51 pm-3:11 pm(42.0°)230,03211.0%
Mar 29:13 am11:08 pm-4:04 pm(46.5°)229,43119.5%
Mar 39:44 am--4:58 pm(50.5°)229,35129.8%
Mar 4-12:24 am10:19 am5:53 pm(53.8°)229,70341.3%
Mar 5-1:37 am11:01 am6:50 pm(55.9°)230,40553.1%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:24 amMon 5:24 pmMon 12:23 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:41 amMon 9:36 pmMon 2:38 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:37 amMon 10:12 pmMon 3:24 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 10:03 pmMon 8:54 amMon 3:28 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 3:46 amMon 11:49 amMon 7:48 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:40 amMon 10:07 pmMon 3:23 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:33 amMon 6:17 pmMon 12:55 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Essen.

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