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Date: 26-08-2016
Day in year: 239
Julian Day: 2457626.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 22:38:22

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 10:22.1        Dec. +10:11       
Distance 1.010 au
Apparent solar long. 153.60°
Equation of Time: -1.7 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:11 18:13
Civil Twillight 04:46 18:38
Nautical Twillight 04:16 19:08
Astronomical Twillight 03:45 19:39
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.41 at local midnight
R.A. 4.82 hours     Dec. 17°     Dist 373 x103km.
Rise: **:**       Set: 13:26

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 11:46:49.311:47:39.1-02:21:07-02:26:320.7750.45225.20.70.359Vir07:1119:0213:07
Venus 11:42:41.811:43:31.6+03:11:54+03:06:301.5550.72221.8-3.90.9311Vir06:5419:1413:05
Mars 16:33:35.316:34:36.0-24:45:30-24:47:250.8611.41097.5-0.40.8511Oph12:5922:5017:54
Jupiter 11:49:46.311:50:36.2+02:18:31+02:13:076.3585.44923.8-1.71.0031Vir07:0319:1713:10 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:33:03.116:34:01.9-20:21:17-20:23:119.86910.03796.71.11.0017Oph12:4423:0117:52 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:29:44.601:30:37.7+08:43:00+08:48:0819.30219.953-129.05.71.004Psc20:2309:1502:51
Neptune 22:49:43.422:50:36.5-08:24:09-08:18:4228.95229.954-172.37.81.002Aqr18:2705:5300:08

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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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