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Date: 30-08-2015
Day in year: 242
Julian Day: 2457264.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 22:51:09

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 10:33.9        Dec. +09:02       
Distance 1.010 au
Apparent solar long. 156.73°
Equation of Time: -0.7 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:13 18:09
Civil Twillight 04:48 18:34
Nautical Twillight 04:18 19:04
Astronomical Twillight 03:48 19:34
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -1.00 at local midnight
R.A. -1.39 hours     Dec. -7°     Dist 359 x103km.
Rise: 18:35       Set: 05:43

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 12:07:03.612:07:50.7-02:29:27-02:34:341.0220.46726.50.10.637Vir07:2019:1113:16
Venus 09:01:34.809:02:24.0+08:45:25+08:41:410.3160.727-22.2-4.30.0753Cnc03:4516:3210:09
Mars 09:04:23.609:05:15.1+17:54:30+17:50:422.5161.633-22.81.80.994Cnc03:2417:0110:13
Jupiter 10:24:08.010:24:56.5+10:55:40+10:50:566.3985.389-2.5-1.71.0031Leo05:0218:0111:32 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 15:47:31.515:48:25.4-18:02:39-18:05:2110.0749.99482.61.11.0016Lib11:3922:0916:54 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:14:11.101:15:01.2+07:07:57+07:12:5819.24419.986-136.35.71.004Psc19:5908:4302:23
Neptune 22:40:46.622:41:37.2-09:14:07-09:08:6028.95429.963-177.77.81.002Aqr18:0705:2923:46

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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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