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Austin, TX, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 7.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 9, 2018 at 6:18:17 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:15 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:30 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:10 am 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:45 pm 245° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 14 minutes (-32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Austin

Time:6:18 pm
Altitude:-10.2°
Direction:249° W
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 10h 14m 52s (Dec 9, 2018)

32 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 8, 2018)

3 minutes, 12 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

3 hours, 51 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Austin Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:50 am
Astro. Twilight5:50 am – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:49 am
Civil Twilight6:49 am – 7:15 am
Daylight7:15 am – 5:30 pm
Civil Twilight5:30 pm – 5:57 pm
Nautical Twilight5:57 pm – 6:26 pm
Astro. Twilight6:26 pm – 6:56 pm
Night6:56 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Austin - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 97:15 am5:30 pm10:14:52−0:3212:23 pm (36.9°)91.552
Dec 107:16 am5:30 pm10:14:21−0:3012:23 pm (36.8°)91.540
Dec 117:17 am5:31 pm10:13:54−0:2712:24 pm (36.7°)91.529
Dec 127:18 am5:31 pm10:13:29−0:2512:24 pm (36.6°)91.518
Dec 137:18 am5:31 pm10:13:06−0:2212:25 pm (36.6°)91.507
Dec 147:19 am5:32 pm10:12:46−0:2012:25 pm (36.5°)91.497
Dec 157:19 am5:32 pm10:12:29−0:1712:26 pm (36.5°)91.487
* All times are local time for Austin. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Austin

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Austin - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 99:10 am7:45 pm-2:27 pm(37.6°)249,5826.2%
Dec 109:58 am8:36 pm-3:16 pm(38.5°)250,89411.8%
Dec 1110:41 am9:29 pm-4:04 pm(40.4°)251,64218.8%
Dec 1211:20 am10:22 pm-4:49 pm(43.1°)251,69726.9%
Dec 1311:56 am11:16 pm-5:34 pm(46.6°)250,97035.9%
Dec 1412:30 pm--6:17 pm(50.6°)249,42145.5%
Dec 15-12:09 am1:02 pm7:00 pm(55.0°)247,07755.5%
* All times are local time for Austin. 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 Austin This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 9, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:39 amMon 4:21 pmMon 11:00 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 3:51 amMon 3:04 pmMon 9:28 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:36 pmMon 12:10 amSun 6:23 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 6:24 amMon 4:46 pmMon 11:35 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:49 amSun 7:00 pmSun 1:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 2:37 pmMon 3:30 amSun 9:04 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 12:33 pmMon 12:02 amSun 6:17 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Austin.

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