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Dec. 16, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 5:29 AM SAST 12:41 PM SAST 7:54 PM SAST
Civil Twilight 5:00 AM SAST   8:23 PM SAST
Nautical Twilight 4:24 AM SAST   8:59 PM SAST
Astronomical Twilight 3:44 AM SAST   9:38 PM SAST
Altitude -0.8° 79.3° -0.8°
Azimuth 119.2° 360.0° 240.8°
Hour Angle of the Sun 108.0° 108.0° -108.1°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 341.73° 342.03° 342.32°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -96.15° -95.81° -95.48°
Sun Declination -23.31° -23.33° -23.34°
Moon 4:22 AM SAST   6:17 PM SAST
Length of Visible Light 15h 23m
Length of Day
14h 24m
Waning Crescent, 2% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 16
Waning Crescent
Dec 18
New
Dec 26
First Quarter
Jan 1
Full
Jan 8
Last Quarter