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Moon: 75.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 19, 2018 at 8:09:03 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:27 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 4:25 pm 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:40 am 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (-2m 25s)

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Today's Sun Position in Athens

The Sun's altitude in Athens 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

8:09 pm

Altitude

-9.1°

Heading

279° W

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

12h 17m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 25s

Winter: +2h 45m

Summer: -2h 31m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Athens Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Athens 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 – 5:41 am
Astro. Twilight5:41 am – 6:12 am
Nautical Twilight6:12 am – 6:43 am
Civil Twilight6:43 am – 7:10 am
Daylight7:10 am – 7:27 pm
Civil Twilight7:27 pm – 7:53 pm
Nautical Twilight7:53 pm – 8:24 pm
Astro. Twilight8:24 pm – 8:55 pm
Night8:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Athens - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 197:10 am7:27 pm12:17:05−2:251:18 pm (53.5°)93.380
Sep 207:10 am7:25 pm12:14:40−2:251:18 pm (53.1°)93.354
Sep 217:11 am7:24 pm12:12:14−2:251:18 pm (52.7°)93.327
Sep 227:12 am7:22 pm12:09:49−2:251:17 pm (52.3°)93.301
Sep 237:13 am7:20 pm12:07:23−2:251:17 pm (51.9°)93.275
Sep 247:14 am7:19 pm12:04:57−2:251:17 pm (51.5°)93.249
Sep 257:15 am7:17 pm12:02:32−2:251:16 pm (51.1°)93.223
* All times are local time for Athens. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 4:54 am in Athens.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 211:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 234:54 am
December SolsticeDec 2212:23 am
* All times are local Athens time.

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Today's Moon in Athens

The Moon's path in Athens 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 2018 Moon Phases

8:09 pm

Altitude

28.5°

Heading

159° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

75.1%

Moon in Athens - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 19-1:40 am4:25 pm9:27 pm(31.2°)251,55375.5%
Sep 20-2:31 am5:07 pm10:14 pm(33.0°)251,38483.4%
Sep 21-3:26 am5:44 pm11:01 pm(35.6°)250,56090.0%
Sep 22-4:22 am6:18 pm11:46 pm(39.0°)249,21295.1%
Sep 23-5:19 am6:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:17 am7:21 pm12:31 am(43.0°)247,47998.4%
Sep 25-7:16 am7:51 pm1:15 am(47.4°)245,49799.8%
* All times are local time for Athens. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Athens This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:06 amThu 7:30 pmThu 1:18 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusWed 10:38 amWed 8:40 pmWed 3:39 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 5:11 pmThu 2:33 amWed 9:52 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 11:35 amWed 9:49 pmWed 4:42 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 2:56 pmThu 12:28 amWed 7:42 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:50 pmThu 10:07 amThu 3:29 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:55 pmThu 6:15 amThu 12:35 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Athens.

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