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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 9:51:26 am


Sunrise Today: 5:54 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 5:42 am 83° East
Moonset Today: 6:20 pm 280° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 25 minutes (+28s)

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Today's Sun Position in Jaffna

The Sun's altitude in Jaffna 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

9:51 am

Altitude

56.4°

Heading

80° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 25m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +28s

Winter: +51m 57s

Summer: -15m 35s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Jaffna Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Jaffna 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 – 4:42 am
Astro. Twilight4:42 am – 5:08 am
Nautical Twilight5:08 am – 5:33 am
Civil Twilight5:33 am – 5:54 am
Daylight5:54 am – 6:20 pm
Civil Twilight6:20 pm – 6:42 pm
Nautical Twilight6:42 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:33 pm
Night7:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Jaffna - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 265:54 am6:20 pm12:25:43+0:2812:07 pm (86.1°)93.544
Apr 275:54 am6:20 pm12:26:12+0:2812:07 pm (85.8°)93.569
Apr 285:54 am6:20 pm12:26:40+0:2812:07 pm (85.4°)93.593
Apr 295:53 am6:20 pm12:27:08+0:2812:07 pm (85.1°)93.617
Apr 305:53 am6:21 pm12:27:36+0:2712:07 pm (84.8°)93.640
May 15:53 am6:21 pm12:28:03+0:2712:07 pm (84.5°)93.663
May 25:52 am6:21 pm12:28:30+0:2712:06 pm (84.2°)93.686
* All times are local time for Jaffna. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:59 pm
June SolsticeJun 219:54 am
September EquinoxSep 231:32 am
December SolsticeDec 219:58 pm
* All times are local Jaffna time.

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Today's Moon in Jaffna

The Moon's path in Jaffna 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

9:51 am

Altitude

58.7°

Heading

91° E

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Jaffna - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 265:42 am6:20 pm-12:00 pm(88.6°)224,3710.2%
Apr 276:35 am7:21 pm-12:57 pm(87.0°)223,3501.2%
Apr 287:31 am8:23 pm-1:57 pm(83.5°)223,5235.3%
Apr 298:29 am9:25 pm-2:57 pm(81.2°)224,81612.3%
Apr 309:29 am10:26 pm-3:58 pm(80.3°)227,02621.5%
May 110:29 am11:24 pm-4:57 pm(80.8°)229,87332.2%
May 211:27 am--5:53 pm(82.6°)233,06443.5%
* All times are local time for Jaffna. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Jaffna This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:22 amWed 5:38 pmWed 11:30 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 3:42 amWed 3:48 pmWed 9:45 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:39 amWed 8:14 pmWed 1:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 4:53 pmThu 4:49 amWed 10:51 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 9:52 pmThu 9:24 amThu 3:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:18 amWed 5:33 pmWed 11:26 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:57 amWed 2:49 pmWed 8:53 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Jaffna.

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