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Dec. 16, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 7:25 AM EST 12:08 PM EST 4:51 PM EST
Civil Twilight 6:55 AM EST   5:21 PM EST
Nautical Twilight 6:22 AM EST   5:54 PM EST
Astronomical Twilight 5:49 AM EST   6:27 PM EST
Altitude -0.8° 27.5° -0.8°
Azimuth 120.0° 180.0° 240.0°
Hour Angle of the Sun 70.6° 70.6° -70.6°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 342.10° 342.29° 342.49°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -95.73° -95.52° -95.30°
Sun Declination -23.33° -23.34° -23.35°
Moon 5:42 AM EST   4:06 PM EST
Length of Visible Light 10h 25m
Length of Day
9h 25m
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