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Date: 28-10-2016
Day in year: 302
Julian Day: 2457689.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 02:46:45

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 14:12.5        Dec. -13:20       
Distance 0.993 au
Apparent solar long. 215.42°
Equation of Time: 16.2 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:53 16:55
Civil Twillight 05:28 17:20
Nautical Twillight 04:59 17:49
Astronomical Twillight 04:30 18:17
Illuminated fraction: -0.07 at local midnight
R.A. -11.70 hours     Dec. 0°     Dist 402 x103km.
Rise: 03:39       Set: 15:52

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 14:11:26.314:12:19.1-12:43:42-12:48:111.4310.4370.5-1.41.005Vir05:5516:5511:26
Venus 16:38:57.016:39:56.3-23:41:44-23:43:291.2160.72836.8-4.00.7914Oph08:5418:5213:53
Mars 19:31:39.219:32:39.1-23:47:44-23:45:271.2271.38176.10.30.868Sgr11:4521:4416:45
Jupiter 12:39:02.612:39:53.0-02:59:20-03:04:416.3415.453-24.6-1.71.0031Vir03:5715:4509:51 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:50:12.116:51:10.5-21:05:27-21:06:5610.79610.04339.01.31.0015Oph08:5519:0814:02 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:21:25.501:22:19.2+07:53:29+07:58:4718.97819.947167.05.71.004Psc16:1004:5722:31
Neptune 22:44:18.022:45:11.0-08:56:49-08:51:2629.38129.953124.47.91.002Aqr14:1501:3419:55

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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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