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Moon: 4.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 23, 2017 at 11:25:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:35 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:09 am 82° East
Moonset Today: 6:18 pm 281° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours (+1m 9s)

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Today's Sun Position in Abilene

The Sun's altitude in Abilene 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

11:25 pm

Altitude

-28.3°

Heading

325° NW

Position

Night

Day length

14 hours

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 9s

Winter: +3h 58m

Summer: -16m 59s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Abilene Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Abilene 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 – 4:59 am
Astro. Twilight4:59 am – 5:34 am
Nautical Twilight5:34 am – 6:08 am
Civil Twilight6:08 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 8:35 pm
Civil Twilight8:35 pm – 9:03 pm
Nautical Twilight9:03 pm – 9:36 pm
Astro. Twilight9:36 pm – 10:12 pm
Night10:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Abilene - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 236:35 am8:35 pm14:00:00+1:091:35 pm (78.3°)94.130
May 246:35 am8:36 pm14:01:07+1:071:35 pm (78.5°)94.147
May 256:34 am8:37 pm14:02:13+1:051:35 pm (78.6°)94.164
May 266:34 am8:37 pm14:03:16+1:031:36 pm (78.8°)94.180
May 276:34 am8:38 pm14:04:18+1:011:36 pm (79.0°)94.196
May 286:33 am8:39 pm14:05:17+0:591:36 pm (79.1°)94.212
May 296:33 am8:39 pm14:06:14+0:571:36 pm (79.3°)94.227
* All times are local time for Abilene. 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 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 am
* All times are local Abilene time.

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Today's Moon in Abilene

The Moon's path in Abilene 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

11:25 pm

Altitude

-46.8°

Heading

345° N

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.3%

Moon in Abilene - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 235:09 am6:18 pm-11:40 am(65.3°)225,2036.9%
May 245:53 am7:27 pm-12:37 pm(69.7°)223,0112.0%
May 256:41 am8:37 pm-1:36 pm(73.3°)222,0060.2%
May 267:34 am9:45 pm-2:38 pm(75.7°)222,3101.7%
May 278:33 am10:49 pm-3:41 pm(76.7°)223,8766.4%
May 289:35 am11:47 pm-4:42 pm(76.1°)226,49713.9%
May 2910:39 am--5:40 pm(74.2°)229,86223.2%
* All times are local time for Abilene. 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 Abilene This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:27 amWed 6:33 pmWed 12:00 noonSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 4:22 amWed 4:55 pmWed 10:38 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:48 amWed 10:05 pmWed 2:56 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 4:32 pmWed 4:15 amTue 10:23 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 10:06 pmThu 8:11 amThu 3:09 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:42 amWed 5:35 pmWed 11:08 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:48 amWed 2:16 pmWed 8:32 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Abilene.

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