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Date: 21-10-2017
Day in year: 294
Julian Day: 2458047.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 02:18:12

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 13:44.8        Dec. -10:50       
Distance 0.995 au
Apparent solar long. 208.20°
Equation of Time: 15.4 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:47 17:02
Civil Twillight 05:22 17:27
Nautical Twillight 04:54 17:56
Astronomical Twillight 04:25 18:24
Illuminated fraction: 0.01 at local midnight
R.A. -9.35 hours     Dec. -10°     Dist 397 x103km.
Rise: 07:03       Set: 18:21

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 14:13:12.614:14:08.5-13:36:44-13:41:271.4200.4578.1-0.80.985Vir06:2817:2311:56
Venus 12:31:33.912:32:26.8-01:43:45-01:49:251.5740.719-19.7-3.90.9411Vir04:1516:1110:14
Mars 11:56:51.011:57:43.9+01:36:02+01:30:182.4651.665-
Jupiter 14:00:49.614:01:44.7-11:13:07-11:18:006.4345.4424.6-1.71.0031Vir06:0817:1511:41 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 17:31:27.917:32:30.6-22:15:29-22:16:0410.58810.06355.91.31.0016Oph10:0920:1415:12 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:38:08.901:39:05.9+09:33:43+09:39:0818.91519.910178.55.71.004Psc16:5005:4723:16
Neptune 22:53:12.022:54:07.7-08:06:52-08:01:0829.24629.946134.07.81.002Aqr14:5002:1820:32

Sky maps

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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!
Accuracy: The sky maps are plotted for the nearest whole
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The rise/set times are accurate to about two minutes and are given relative to the local horizon. Note, that the actual rise/set times depends on the atmospheric conditions.