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Moon: 0.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 18, 2017 at 10:03:37 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:30 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 6:02 am 91° East
Moonset Today: 6:16 pm 267° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 17 minutes (-1m 52s)

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Today's Sun Position in Las Cruces

The Sun's altitude in Las Cruces 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

10:03 pm

Altitude

-45.3°

Heading

290° NW

Position

Night

Day length

11h 17m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 52s

Winter: +1h 15m

Summer: -2h 58m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Las Cruces Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Las Cruces 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 – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:48 am
Civil Twilight6:48 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 6:30 pm
Civil Twilight6:30 pm – 6:55 pm
Nautical Twilight6:55 pm – 7:23 pm
Astro. Twilight7:23 pm – 7:52 pm
Night7:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Las Cruces - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:13 am6:30 pm11:17:18−1:5212:52 pm (47.8°)92.600
Oct 197:14 am6:29 pm11:15:26−1:5212:52 pm (47.5°)92.574
Oct 207:14 am6:28 pm11:13:34−1:5112:51 pm (47.1°)92.548
Oct 217:15 am6:27 pm11:11:42−1:5112:51 pm (46.7°)92.522
Oct 227:16 am6:26 pm11:09:51−1:5012:51 pm (46.4°)92.496
Oct 237:17 am6:25 pm11:08:01−1:5012:51 pm (46.0°)92.470
Oct 247:17 am6:24 pm11:06:11−1:4912:51 pm (45.7°)92.444
* All times are local time for Las Cruces. 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 204:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 am
* All times are local Las Cruces time.

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Today's Moon in Las Cruces

The Moon's path in Las Cruces 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

10:03 pm

Altitude

-45.7°

Heading

302° NW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Las Cruces - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 186:02 am6:16 pm-12:12 pm(55.5°)242,2781.3%
Oct 197:00 am6:50 pm-12:58 pm(51.2°)244,4910.2%
Oct 207:56 am7:26 pm-1:43 pm(47.1°)246,6291.2%
Oct 218:52 am8:02 pm-2:29 pm(43.6°)248,5694.4%
Oct 229:46 am8:41 pm-3:15 pm(40.8°)250,1699.3%
Oct 2310:40 am9:23 pm-4:02 pm(38.7°)251,27415.7%
Oct 2411:31 am10:07 pm-4:50 pm(37.5°)251,74323.4%
* All times are local time for Las Cruces. 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 Las Cruces This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:49 amThu 6:49 pmThu 1:20 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 5:40 amThu 5:39 pmThu 11:40 amFairly good visibility
MarsThu 5:01 amThu 5:15 pmThu 11:08 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 7:40 amThu 6:47 pmThu 1:14 pmDifficult to see
SaturnThu 11:42 amThu 9:47 pmThu 4:44 pmAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:28 pmThu 7:21 amThu 12:54 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 4:28 pmThu 3:51 amWed 10:10 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Las Cruces.

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