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Date: 02-05-2016
Day in year: 123
Julian Day: 2457510.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 15:01:02

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 02:40.0        Dec. +15:34       
Distance 1.008 au
Apparent solar long. 42.43°
Equation of Time: 3.1 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 04:54 18:20
Civil Twillight 04:28 18:46
Nautical Twillight 03:57 19:17
Astronomical Twillight 03:24 19:49
Illuminated fraction: -0.31 at local midnight
R.A. -1.63 hours     Dec. -9°     Dist 372 x103km.
Rise: 01:46       Set: 13:33

Albedo Topographic
Moon Phase

The planets

Equinox: J2000.0 date        Geocentric positions for 00 TDT time
Planet R.A. Dec. Delta Elong Mag Phase Diameter Const Rise Set Transit Additional
J2000.0date [au] [au] [deg] [mag] [frac] [arcsec] [HH:MM] [HH:MM] [HH:MM] Information
Mercury 03:20:02.803:20:57.7+20:18:57+20:22:140.6120.42411.33.20.0611Ari05:2219:1212:17
Venus 02:01:50.202:02:41.1+11:05:19+11:09:481.6990.725-9.7-3.90.9910Ari04:3017:3311:01
Mars 16:22:06.016:23:05.2-21:40:18-21:42:270.5771.548-154.4-1.50.9816Sco20:1206:2601:17
Jupiter 10:59:53.511:00:44.8+07:55:05+07:49:454.8445.436121.3-2.30.9941Leo13:3502:2119:56 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:56:02.316:57:01.5-20:48:19-20:49:419.16810.025- Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:20:16.801:21:06.6+07:49:24+07:54:2020.90619.964-
Neptune 22:52:19.922:53:10.1-08:04:15-07:59:0530.44129.957-

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Important comment: The data in this page (unless otherwise noted) is calculated for midnight of date. If for example, you are interested in data for the night of 2008 August 17/18, insert the date "18 08 2008". Note however, that in this example, the Moon/Sun rise/set will be calculated for the day of 2008 August 18!
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