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Date: 21-03-2018
Day in year: 80
Julian Day: 2458198.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 12:13:32

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 00:02.7        Dec. +00:18       
Distance 0.996 au
Apparent solar long. 0.74°
Equation of Time: -7.2 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:44 17:50
Civil Twillight 05:20 18:15
Nautical Twillight 04:51 18:43
Astronomical Twillight 04:23 19:12
Illuminated fraction: 0.13 at local midnight
R.A. 2.73 hours     Dec. 11°     Dist 377 x103km.
Rise: 08:18       Set: 21:49

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 00:55:38.300:56:33.3+09:16:36+09:22:160.7710.33916.60.90.239Psc06:1519:0712:41
Venus 01:04:35.501:05:30.2+05:54:56+06:00:321.6130.72317.1-3.90.9610Psc06:3319:1012:51
Mars 18:07:08.418:08:14.0-23:30:52-23:30:341.2111.547-
Jupiter 15:22:42.015:23:43.9-17:15:56-17:19:434.7575.419-127.3-2.30.9941Lib21:4808:2603:09 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 18:35:42.718:36:47.4-22:18:07-22:17:0610.15910.066- Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:39:39.201:40:35.1+09:46:46+09:52:0320.78019.89426.65.91.003Psc06:5819:5113:24
Neptune 23:03:35.223:04:29.9-07:00:59-06:55:1630.90129.943-

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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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