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Date: 24-01-2017
Day in year: 24
Julian Day: 2457777.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 08:33:42

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 20:27.8        Dec. -19:06       
Distance 0.984 au
Apparent solar long. 304.61°
Equation of Time: -12.1 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 06:39 17:05
Civil Twillight 06:13 17:32
Nautical Twillight 05:43 18:01
Astronomical Twillight 05:14 18:30
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.16 at local midnight
R.A. -6.87 hours     Dec. -18°     Dist 403 x103km.
Rise: 03:28       Set: 14:13

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 18:44:26.318:45:26.1-22:25:05-22:23:521.0880.438-23.7-0.20.716Sgr05:0815:1510:11
Venus 23:24:17.723:25:09.1-03:04:12-02:58:400.5990.72046.6-4.50.4528Psc08:5520:4614:50
Mars 23:48:18.223:49:09.6-01:48:31-01:42:571.7951.43152.71.10.925Psc09:1621:1315:14
Jupiter 13:25:45.813:26:39.3-07:31:36-07:36:505.1775.456-101.3-2.10.9938Vir23:0510:3404:52 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 17:32:25.217:33:25.3-22:00:07-22:00:3810.78010.050-40.41.31.0015Oph03:5414:0208:58 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:17:01.201:17:54.1+07:29:58+07:35:1420.14219.93876.75.81.003Psc10:2023:0216:41
Neptune 22:47:57.422:48:49.4-08:33:07-08:27:4830.74029.95136.28.01.002Aqr08:3219:5314:12

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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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