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Date: 26-04-2017
Day in year: 116
Julian Day: 2457869.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 14:36:25

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 02:16.2        Dec. +13:39       
Distance 1.006 au
Apparent solar long. 36.37°
Equation of Time: 2.2 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:00 18:16
Civil Twillight 04:34 18:41
Nautical Twillight 04:04 19:12
Astronomical Twillight 03:32 19:43
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.00 at local midnight
R.A. 1.81 hours     Dec. 7°     Dist 362 x103km.
Rise: 05:05       Set: 18:16

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 01:37:29.501:38:22.7+10:12:12+10:17:140.5730.451-9.43.80.0312Psc04:3217:2610:59
Venus 23:51:51.623:52:43.2+01:29:59+01:35:350.4060.72437.0-4.50.2341Psc03:0915:2109:15
Mars 04:02:57.304:03:56.6+21:20:43+21:23:202.3701.54627.21.60.984Tau06:2720:2613:26
Jupiter 13:00:30.513:01:24.9-04:45:49-04:51:254.4995.455160.0-2.41.0044Vir16:3104:1422:20 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 17:48:04.617:49:07.4-22:02:45-22:02:559.39910.056-128.51.01.0018Sgr22:0408:1503:12 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:33:05.801:33:58.7+09:07:08+09:12:1320.91619.929-10.85.91.003Psc04:3017:2010:55
Neptune 22:59:54.023:00:46.5-07:21:13-07:15:4430.55329.949-52.47.91.002Aqr02:3914:0608:23

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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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