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Date: 28-02-2015
Day in year: 59
Julian Day: 2457081.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 10:49:40

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 22:44.2        Dec. -08:01       
Distance 0.991 au
Apparent solar long. 339.49°
Equation of Time: -12.6 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 06:10 17:35
Civil Twillight 05:46 17:60
Nautical Twillight 05:17 18:28
Astronomical Twillight 04:49 18:56
Illuminated fraction: 0.72 at local midnight
R.A. 6.33 hours     Dec. 18°     Dist 396 x103km.
Rise: 13:10       Set: 02:22

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 20:59:52.921:00:43.0-17:37:59-17:34:221.0130.460-
Venus 00:32:45.000:33:31.0+02:42:55+02:47:491.3900.72229.7-4.00.8712Psc07:3319:5413:43
Mars 00:22:32.400:23:18.2+01:53:35+01:58:312.2311.42227.11.30.974Psc07:2519:4013:32
Jupiter 09:10:02.609:10:54.9+17:20:60+17:17:024.4205.339155.9-2.51.0045Cnc15:3005:0822:17 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:11:52.316:12:45.7-19:01:28-19:03:399.8419.964- Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 00:53:15.800:54:02.1+05:01:07+05:05:5520.80220.00235.35.91.003Psc07:4720:1614:02
Neptune 22:36:27.722:37:14.5-09:34:27-09:29:4630.95729.967-

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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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