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Moon: 1.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 16, 2017 at 8:39:09 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:14 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:23 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:30 am 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:42 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 9 minutes (-22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Aurora

The Sun's altitude in Aurora 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

8:39 pm

Altitude

-46.6°

Heading

280° W

Position

Night

Day length

9h 9m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -22s

Winter: +51s

Summer: -6h 3m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Aurora Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Aurora 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 – 5:33 am
Astro. Twilight5:33 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:42 am
Civil Twilight6:42 am – 7:14 am
Daylight7:14 am – 4:23 pm
Civil Twilight4:23 pm – 4:55 pm
Nautical Twilight4:55 pm – 5:30 pm
Astro. Twilight5:30 pm – 6:04 pm
Night6:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Aurora - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 167:14 am4:23 pm9:09:25−0:2211:49 am (24.9°)91.482
Dec 177:15 am4:24 pm9:09:07−0:1811:49 am (24.9°)91.474
Dec 187:15 am4:24 pm9:08:52−0:1411:50 am (24.9°)91.467
Dec 197:16 am4:24 pm9:08:42−0:1011:50 am (24.9°)91.459
Dec 207:16 am4:25 pm9:08:35−0:0611:51 am (24.8°)91.452
Dec 217:17 am4:25 pm9:08:34−0:0111:51 am (24.8°)91.446
Dec 227:17 am4:26 pm9:08:36+0:0211:52 am (24.8°)91.440
* All times are local time for Aurora. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10:27 am in Aurora. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 4 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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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 Aurora time.

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Today's Moon in Aurora

The Moon's path in Aurora 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

8:39 pm

Altitude

-52.6°

Heading

299° NW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.4%

Moon in Aurora - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 165:30 am3:42 pm-10:38 am(30.6°)251,5502.4%
Dec 176:25 am4:22 pm-11:25 am(28.6°)252,2990.4%
Dec 187:18 am5:05 pm-12:12 pm(27.6°)252,6330.3%
Dec 198:07 am5:54 pm-1:00 pm(27.5°)252,5402.1%
Dec 208:52 am6:46 pm-1:48 pm(28.3°)251,9885.7%
Dec 219:33 am7:41 pm-2:35 pm(30.1°)250,93011.1%
Dec 2210:10 am8:38 pm-3:22 pm(32.6°)249,31918.0%
* All times are local time for Aurora. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Aurora This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 16, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:19 amSun 3:52 pmSun 11:05 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 6:51 amSun 4:00 pmSun 11:26 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:02 amSun 1:38 pmSun 8:20 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 3:49 amSun 2:02 pmSun 8:56 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:29 amSun 4:41 pmSun 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:07 pmSun 2:16 amSat 7:42 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:30 amSat 10:37 pmSat 5:03 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Aurora.

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