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Chennai, India — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 94.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 19, 2019 at 9:54:37 am


Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:19 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 4:47 pm 77° East
Moonset Today: 4:43 am 285° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 5 minutes (+43s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chennai

Time:9:54 am
Altitude:52.2°
Direction:109° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 5m 28s (Mar 19, 2019)

43 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 18, 2019)

43 minutes, 59 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

48 minutes, 19 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chennai Today

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12 pm
2 pm
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Night12:00 am – 5:03 am
Astro. Twilight5:03 am – 5:28 am
Nautical Twilight5:28 am – 5:52 am
Civil Twilight5:52 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 6:19 pm
Civil Twilight6:19 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:05 pm
Astro. Twilight7:05 pm – 7:30 pm
Night7:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chennai - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 196:14 am6:19 pm12:05:28+0:4312:16 pm (76.3°)92.530
Mar 206:13 am6:19 pm12:06:12+0:4312:16 pm (76.7°)92.556
Mar 216:12 am6:19 pm12:06:56+0:4312:16 pm (77.1°)92.582
Mar 226:12 am6:19 pm12:07:40+0:4312:15 pm (77.5°)92.608
Mar 236:11 am6:19 pm12:08:24+0:4312:15 pm (77.9°)92.634
Mar 246:10 am6:19 pm12:09:08+0:4312:15 pm (78.2°)92.661
Mar 256:10 am6:20 pm12:09:52+0:4312:15 pm (78.6°)92.688
* All times are local time for Chennai. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 3:28 am in Chennai.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Chennai

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Chennai - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 19-4:43 am4:47 pm11:12 pm(88.0°)223,31197.3%
Mar 20-5:35 am5:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 21-6:25 am6:47 pm12:08 am(82.6°)223,81199.7%
Mar 22-7:13 am7:45 pm1:01 am(76.8°)225,48399.0%
Mar 23-7:59 am8:42 pm1:54 am(71.1°)228,17895.3%
Mar 24-8:46 am9:39 pm2:45 am(65.9°)231,63189.1%
Mar 25-9:34 am10:34 pm3:37 am(61.5°)235,51181.1%
* All times are local time for Chennai. 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 Chennai This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:43 amTue 5:42 pmTue 11:42 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:07 amTue 3:45 pmTue 9:56 amGood visibility
MarsTue 9:19 amTue 10:00 pmTue 3:40 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 12:16 amTue 11:35 amTue 5:55 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:05 amTue 1:26 pmTue 7:46 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:05 amTue 8:29 pmTue 2:17 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:39 amTue 5:30 pmTue 11:35 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chennai.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Chennai