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New Orleans, LA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 6.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 9, 2018 at 5:56:28 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:44 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:00 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:38 am 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:13 pm 245° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 16 minutes (-32s)

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Today's Sun Position in New Orleans

Time:5:56 pm
Altitude:-11.9°
Direction:250° W
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 10h 16m 20s (Dec 9, 2018)

32 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 8, 2018)

3 minutes, 10 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

3 hours, 48 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in New Orleans Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:48 am
Nautical Twilight5:48 am – 6:18 am
Civil Twilight6:18 am – 6:44 am
Daylight6:44 am – 5:00 pm
Civil Twilight5:00 pm – 5:27 pm
Nautical Twilight5:27 pm – 5:56 pm
Astro. Twilight5:56 pm – 6:25 pm
Night6:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in New Orleans - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 96:44 am5:00 pm10:16:20−0:3211:52 am (37.2°)91.552
Dec 106:45 am5:01 pm10:15:50−0:2911:53 am (37.1°)91.540
Dec 116:45 am5:01 pm10:15:23−0:2711:53 am (37.0°)91.529
Dec 126:46 am5:01 pm10:14:58−0:2411:54 am (37.0°)91.518
Dec 136:47 am5:01 pm10:14:36−0:2211:54 am (36.9°)91.507
Dec 146:47 am5:02 pm10:14:16−0:1911:55 am (36.8°)91.497
Dec 156:48 am5:02 pm10:13:59−0:1711:55 am (36.8°)91.488
* All times are local time for New Orleans. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in New Orleans

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in New Orleans - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 98:38 am7:13 pm-1:55 pm(37.9°)249,5496.1%
Dec 109:25 am8:05 pm-2:45 pm(38.8°)250,87111.7%
Dec 1110:09 am8:58 pm-3:32 pm(40.7°)251,63318.6%
Dec 1210:48 am9:51 pm-4:18 pm(43.4°)251,70426.7%
Dec 1311:24 am10:44 pm-5:02 pm(46.8°)250,99435.7%
Dec 1411:58 am11:37 pm-5:45 pm(50.8°)249,46245.3%
Dec 1512:31 pm--6:28 pm(55.2°)247,13455.2%
* All times are local time for New Orleans. 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 New Orleans This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 9, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:08 amMon 3:51 pmMon 10:29 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 3:20 amMon 2:34 pmMon 8:57 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:06 pmSun 11:40 pmSun 5:52 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 5:53 amMon 4:16 pmMon 11:04 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:17 amSun 6:31 pmSun 1:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 2:07 pmMon 2:59 amSun 8:33 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 12:02 pmSun 11:32 pmSun 5:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for New Orleans.

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