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Date: 20-04-2014
Day in year: 110
Julian Day: 2456767.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 14:11:41

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 01:52.6        Dec. +11:34       
Distance 1.005 au
Apparent solar long. 30.25°
Equation of Time: 1.1 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:07 18:11
Civil Twillight 04:42 18:36
Nautical Twillight 04:12 19:06
Astronomical Twillight 03:41 19:37
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.76 at local midnight
R.A. -6.14 hours     Dec. -19°     Dist 372 x103km.
Rise: 23:19       Set: 09:11

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 01:26:29.001:27:13.2+07:39:11+07:43:291.3270.352-6.9-1.40.975Psc04:5317:4111:16
Venus 23:06:17.123:07:01.1-06:25:09-06:20:320.8980.727-44.5-4.20.6219Aqr03:0814:4208:55
Mars 12:56:51.812:57:37.8-03:49:43-03:54:290.6211.612164.8-1.40.9915Vir16:4904:3722:41
Jupiter 06:57:41.106:58:33.0+23:04:07+23:02:475.4265.23273.6-2.10.9936Gem09:4023:4816:44 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 15:18:14.715:19:04.6-15:41:44-15:44:508.9659.904-158.20.91.0019Lib19:4106:2801:03 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 00:49:51.400:50:35.0+04:38:35+04:43:0820.98820.026-16.45.91.003Psc04:2316:5010:37
Neptune 22:34:51.022:35:35.7-09:41:14-09:36:4630.57129.976-52.97.91.002Aqr02:4514:0008:22

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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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