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Date: 01-08-2014
Day in year: 213
Julian Day: 2456870.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 20:57:46

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 08:46.1        Dec. +17:59       
Distance 1.015 au
Apparent solar long. 129.09°
Equation of Time: -6.3 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 04:54 18:38
Civil Twillight 04:28 19:05
Nautical Twillight 03:55 19:37
Astronomical Twillight 03:22 20:11
Moon
Illuminated fraction: 0.21 at local midnight
R.A. -11.87 hours     Dec. -3°     Dist 401 x103km.
Rise: 09:38       Set: 21:32

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 08:09:21.608:10:11.9+21:17:08+21:14:271.2720.309-8.7-1.50.935Cnc04:1318:1311:13
Venus 07:09:29.607:10:21.3+22:23:21+22:21:461.5450.721-22.5-3.90.9211Gem03:0917:1510:12
Mars 14:01:29.614:02:17.3-13:27:14-13:31:241.1891.48784.40.40.878Vir11:3522:3017:03
Jupiter 08:22:37.608:23:27.1+19:49:20+19:46:256.2795.269-5.3-1.81.0031Cnc04:3018:1811:24 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 14:58:55.014:59:44.2-14:38:57-14:42:219.7329.92598.01.01.0017Lib12:3423:2317:59 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:00:59.101:01:45.5+05:45:43+05:50:2919.61320.019-112.25.81.004Psc21:4310:1904:03
Neptune 22:34:56.722:35:44.3-09:44:07-09:39:2229.07529.973-151.87.81.002Aqr19:5607:1501:33

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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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