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Date: 28-01-2020
Day in year: 28
Julian Day: 2458876.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 08:46:37

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 20:41.4        Dec. -18:17       
Distance 0.985 au
Apparent solar long. 307.94°
Equation of Time: -12.8 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 06:37 17:08
Civil Twillight 06:11 17:34
Nautical Twillight 05:42 18:04
Astronomical Twillight 05:13 18:33
Illuminated fraction: 0.08 at local midnight
R.A. -1.04 hours     Dec. -12°     Dist 403 x103km.
Rise: 08:52       Set: 20:25

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 21:27:38.921:28:43.2-16:43:44-16:38:371.2670.36511.8-1.10.925Cap07:2218:0412:42
Venus 23:13:22.923:14:23.2-06:10:32-06:04:101.1150.72339.6-4.10.7515Aqr08:3920:1614:27
Mars 17:00:54.617:02:05.1-22:40:51-22:42:291.9801.558-
Jupiter 18:54:24.918:55:35.1-22:48:02-22:46:286.0965.218-24.7-1.91.0032Sgr05:0615:0910:07 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 19:44:50.119:45:58.6-21:13:59-21:11:0510.98910.032- Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 02:01:53.602:02:57.2+11:53:19+11:58:5819.87219.81585.35.81.004Ari10:4123:4517:13
Neptune 23:12:34.423:13:34.8-06:11:43-06:05:2130.68629.93239.57.91.002Aqr08:3820:1114:24

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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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