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Dec. 15, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 7:14 AM EST 11:44 AM EST 4:14 PM EST
Civil Twilight 6:41 AM EST   4:47 PM EST
Nautical Twilight 6:05 AM EST   5:23 PM EST
Astronomical Twilight 5:31 AM EST   5:57 PM EST
Altitude -0.8° 23.6° -0.8°
Azimuth 121.9° 180.0° 238.1°
Hour Angle of the Sun 67.6° 67.6° -67.6°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 341.11° 341.29° 341.48°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -96.85° -96.64° -96.43°
Sun Declination -23.29° -23.29° -23.30°
Moon 4:28 AM EST   2:58 PM EST
Length of Visible Light 10h 05m
Length of Day
9h 00m
Waning Crescent, 5% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 15
Waning Crescent
Dec 18
New
Dec 26
First Quarter
Jan 1
Full
Jan 8
Last Quarter