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Date: 28-05-2016
Day in year: 149
Julian Day: 2457536.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 16:43:32

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 04:22.8        Dec. +21:34       
Distance 1.013 au
Apparent solar long. 67.51°
Equation of Time: 2.7 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 04:36 18:38
Civil Twillight 04:09 19:06
Nautical Twillight 03:35 19:39
Astronomical Twillight 02:60 20:15
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.67 at local midnight
R.A. -2.75 hours     Dec. -13°     Dist 383 x103km.
Rise: 23:45       Set: 10:21

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 02:55:29.002:56:21.5+12:51:28+12:55:110.6840.457-21.91.40.2210Ari03:3616:4710:11
Venus 04:09:09.104:10:05.2+20:35:41+20:38:001.7320.722-2.7-3.91.0010Tau04:2818:2411:26
Mars 15:48:22.015:49:20.9-21:28:27-21:31:210.5041.515172.6-2.01.0019Sco17:5504:1023:00
Jupiter 11:01:20.411:02:11.4+07:40:26+07:35:075.2285.44096.7-2.10.9938Leo11:5500:3618:15 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:48:43.516:49:43.0-20:36:16-20:37:499.02110.028-173.30.91.0018Oph18:5405:1300:01 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:25:09.901:26:00.4+08:18:13+08:23:0920.67719.962-44.15.91.003Psc02:1815:0308:41
Neptune 22:53:53.322:54:44.2-07:55:44-07:50:2830.02529.956-85.17.91.002Aqr00:2411:5206:10

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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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