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Date: 23-10-2014
Day in year: 296
Julian Day: 2456953.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 02:25:01

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 13:51.3        Dec. -11:27       
Distance 0.995 au
Apparent solar long. 209.92°
Equation of Time: 15.7 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:48 17:01
Civil Twillight 05:23 17:25
Nautical Twillight 04:55 17:54
Astronomical Twillight 04:26 18:22
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.01 at local midnight
R.A. -10.91 hours     Dec. -7°     Dist 395 x103km.
Rise: 05:10       Set: 16:47

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 13:04:38.813:05:24.0-06:16:52-06:21:280.7420.310-12.01.70.139Vir04:5216:2410:38
Venus 13:48:15.713:49:01.9-10:00:38-10:04:521.7170.722-1.2-3.91.0010Vir05:4617:0011:24
Mars 17:47:54.517:48:48.8-24:55:42-24:55:491.6441.39958.00.90.906Sgr10:2720:1815:23
Jupiter 09:26:53.609:27:42.3+15:39:24+15:35:265.5515.298-70.2-2.00.9936Leo00:1613:4307:01 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 15:23:00.415:23:49.6-16:32:48-16:35:4510.8479.94123.41.31.0015Lib07:3718:1512:56 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 00:51:30.400:52:17.8+04:45:38+04:50:3519.05220.012164.45.71.004Psc16:0904:4122:23
Neptune 22:27:31.022:28:18.9-10:27:60-10:23:1829.38329.971125.47.91.002Aqr14:2401:3519:59

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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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