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Dec. 12, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 7:14 AM EST 11:44 AM EST 4:13 PM EST
Civil Twilight 6:41 AM EST   4:46 PM EST
Nautical Twilight 6:05 AM EST   5:22 PM EST
Astronomical Twilight 5:30 AM EST   5:57 PM EST
Altitude -0.8° 23.2° -0.8°
Azimuth 121.9° 180.0° 238.0°
Hour Angle of the Sun 67.3° 67.3° -67.3°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 338.15° 338.33° 338.52°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -100.16° -99.96° -99.75°
Sun Declination -23.11° -23.12° -23.13°
Moon 1:27 AM EST   1:29 PM EST
Length of Visible Light 10h 04m
Length of Day
8h 58m
Waning Crescent, 25% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 12
Waning Crescent
Dec 18
New
Dec 26
First Quarter
Jan 1
Full
Jan 8
Last Quarter