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Daily events for 16 December

Event   Time   Altitude   Azimuth
Minimum altitude:  00:29-70.6°
Astronomical twilight begins:  06:15-18.0°105°
Nautical twilight begins:  06:50-12.0°111°
Civil twilight begins:  07:25-6.0°116°
Sunrise:  07:58-0.8°122°
Maximum altitude:  12:2924.0°180°
Sunset:  17:01-0.8°238°
Civil twilight ends:  17:33-6.0°244°
Nautical twilight ends:  18:09-12.0°249°
Astronomical twilight ends:  18:43-18.0°254°
 

Yearly events for 2017

Event Time
Spring equinoxMar 20, 06:28
Summer solsticeJun 21, 00:24
Autumn equinoxSep 22, 16:01
Winter solsticeDec 21, 11:28
 

Position at selected time

Altitude  -28.2°
Azimuth  263.3°
Right ascension  17h 38m 16s
Declination -23° 20' 34"
Range (AU) 0.9841234
Constellation Ophiuchus

Position of the Sun


Latest image of the Sun from the SDO Satellite. Credit: NASA

 

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