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Date: 18-04-2015
Day in year: 108
Julian Day: 2457130.417 (at local midnight)
Local Sidereal Time at local midnight: 14:02:51

Sun   Sun   (at noon)
R.A. 01:44.2        Dec. +10:47       
Distance 1.004 au
Apparent solar long. 28.06°
Equation of Time: 0.6 min
Morning Evening
Rise/Set 05:09 18:09
Civil Twillight 04:44 18:35
Nautical Twillight 04:14 19:04
Astronomical Twillight 03:44 19:35
Moon
Illuminated fraction: -0.01 at local midnight
R.A. 0.96 hours     Dec. 6°     Dist 361 x103km.
Rise: 04:50       Set: 17:55

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 02:14:41.002:15:29.8+14:03:43+14:07:471.2610.3098.7-1.50.935Ari05:3318:5512:13
Venus 04:20:09.504:21:03.7+23:17:13+23:19:121.0930.71839.8-4.10.7215Tau07:1221:2414:18
Mars 02:40:08.902:40:58.5+15:38:54+15:42:372.4251.47815.11.40.994Ari05:5419:2012:37
Jupiter 09:01:00.409:01:52.4+17:57:15+17:53:295.0045.353105.1-2.20.9939Cnc12:0701:4418:56 Central meridian
Satellites curves
Satellites midnight
Saturn 16:08:45.716:09:40.3-18:46:09-18:48:279.1479.973-143.60.91.0018Sco20:4907:1902:06 Saturn rings
Satellites midnight
Uranus 01:03:14.801:04:01.3+06:03:53+06:08:3820.98419.998-10.65.91.003Psc04:4217:1610:59
Neptune 22:42:47.722:43:34.9-08:57:45-08:52:5730.62029.966-48.67.91.002Aqr02:5914:1808:39

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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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