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Date: 07-12-2016
Day in year: 342
Julian Day: 2457729.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 05:24:28

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 16:58.0        Dec. -22:40       
Distance 0.985 au
Apparent solar long. 255.74°
Equation of Time: 8.4 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 06:27 16:36
Civil Twillight 06:00 17:03
Nautical Twillight 05:30 17:33
Astronomical Twillight 05:00 18:03
Moon
Illuminated fraction: 0.45 at local midnight
R.A. -1.26 hours     Dec. -8°     Dist 381 x103km.
Rise: 11:60       Set: 23:56

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 18:23:01.618:24:02.4-25:38:01-25:37:191.1020.38420.2-0.50.736Sgr08:0617:5312:59
Venus 20:06:53.620:07:52.0-22:40:52-22:37:510.9500.72644.0-4.20.6718Sgr09:4019:4614:43
Mars 21:33:02.121:33:56.8-15:55:34-15:51:021.4761.39265.40.70.886Cap10:4621:3016:08
Jupiter 13:06:39.213:07:30.9-05:47:15-05:52:315.9215.455-57.5-1.80.9933Vir01:5113:2807:41 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 17:09:15.417:10:14.2-21:37:11-21:38:1311.02910.0463.41.31.0015Oph06:3916:4811:44 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:16:47.601:17:41.0+07:26:45+07:32:0319.35519.943125.45.71.004Psc13:2902:1419:49
Neptune 22:44:02.122:44:54.6-08:57:35-08:52:1530.03929.95284.07.91.002Aqr11:3822:5717:17

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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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