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Date: 31-10-2014
Day in year: 304
Julian Day: 2456961.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 02:56:33

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 14:22.1        Dec. -14:09       
Distance 0.993 au
Apparent solar long. 217.90°
Equation of Time: 16.4 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:55 16:53
Civil Twillight 05:29 17:18
Nautical Twillight 05:01 17:47
Astronomical Twillight 04:32 18:15
Illuminated fraction: 0.48 at local midnight
R.A. -3.61 hours     Dec. -14°     Dist 371 x103km.
Rise: 12:26       Set: 23:51

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 13:12:43.313:13:28.6-05:29:42-05:34:160.9440.316-18.5-0.40.507Vir04:2716:0410:16
Venus 14:26:30.414:27:17.9-13:36:53-13:40:411.7150.7231.7-3.91.0010Lib06:0216:5811:30
Mars 18:13:58.418:14:52.6-24:54:27-24:53:601.6821.39455.90.90.906Sgr10:2220:1315:17
Jupiter 09:30:48.809:31:37.5+15:22:16+15:18:145.4315.300-77.2-2.10.9936Leo23:4913:1506:34 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 15:26:41.715:27:31.0-16:47:14-16:50:0710.8929.94316.41.31.0015Lib07:1017:4712:29 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 00:50:23.900:51:11.3+04:38:49+04:43:4619.10020.012156.15.71.004Psc15:3704:0821:50
Neptune 22:27:10.922:27:58.7-10:29:50-10:25:0929.50129.971117.47.91.002Aqr13:5201:0319:28

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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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