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Dec. 16, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 7:12 AM EST 12:03 PM EST 4:54 PM EST
Civil Twilight 6:44 AM EST   5:23 PM EST
Nautical Twilight 6:11 AM EST   5:55 PM EST
Astronomical Twilight 5:40 AM EST   6:26 PM EST
Altitude -0.8° 30.4° -0.8°
Azimuth 118.7° 180.0° 241.2°
Hour Angle of the Sun 72.7° 72.7° -72.7°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 342.09° 342.29° 342.49°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -95.74° -95.52° -95.30°
Sun Declination -23.33° -23.34° -23.35°
Moon 5:31 AM EST   4:08 PM EST
Length of Visible Light 10h 39m
Length of Day
9h 41m
Waning Crescent, 3% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 16
Waning Crescent
Dec 18
New
Dec 26
First Quarter
Jan 1
Full
Jan 8
Last Quarter