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Date: 21-07-2017
Day in year: 202
Julian Day: 2457955.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 20:15:29

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 08:03.9        Dec. +20:23       
Distance 1.016 au
Apparent solar long. 118.85°
Equation of Time: -6.5 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 04:48 18:45
Civil Twillight 04:20 19:13
Nautical Twillight 03:47 19:46
Astronomical Twillight 03:12 20:21
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.09 at local midnight
R.A. 5.56 hours     Dec. 19°     Dist 362 x103km.
Rise: 02:36       Set: 16:47

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 09:44:08.509:45:03.9+13:58:59+13:54:121.0080.44525.40.10.607Leo06:5120:0713:29
Venus 05:06:58.105:07:59.0+20:47:00+20:48:111.0690.726-40.6-4.00.7116Tau01:5415:5008:52
Mars 08:10:01.708:11:01.2+21:11:30+21:08:202.6511.6362.21.71.004Cnc04:5618:5211:54
Jupiter 12:58:37.412:59:31.1-04:55:52-05:01:245.5855.45177.2-1.90.9935Vir10:5222:3016:41 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 17:25:04.517:26:08.4-21:54:34-21:55:199.22310.060143.71.01.0018Oph16:0302:1421:07 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:45:40.001:46:35.4+10:17:45+10:22:5319.89419.920-90.05.81.004Psc22:5811:5805:30
Neptune 23:01:23.823:02:18.7-07:15:25-07:09:4029.22729.948-134.57.81.002Aqr20:5808:3002:46

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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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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.