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Astronomical Times for Guildford (51.242, -0.590)
Starting 13 Jul 2020, for the next 5 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
13 Jul 202003:3105:0121:1522:4523:4512:56day 22 of Moon
14 Jul 202003:3205:0221:1422:4400:0114:03
15 Jul 202003:3305:0321:1322:4300:1915:11
16 Jul 202003:3405:0421:1222:4200:4116:21day 25 of Moon
17 Jul 202003:3505:0521:1122:4101:0817:30

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises03:1701:4223:1020:1020:3023:5022:2420:19
Meridian10:5809:1405:1300:1300:4107:0704:0300:19
Sets18:3916:4611:1404:1204:4914:2009:3904:15
ConstellationGeminiTaurusCetusSagittariusSagittariusAriesAquariusSagittarius

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
13 Jul-3.800:37:5810°W00:41:2087°N00:44:4210°E
13 Jul-3.902:14:4810°W02:18:1183°S02:21:3310°ESE
13 Jul-2.922:14:1310°SSW22:17:0928°SSE22:20:0410°E
13 Jul-3.923:50:1810°WSW23:53:4082°SSE23:57:0310°E
14 Jul-3.801:27:0910°W01:30:3187°N01:33:5310°E
14 Jul-3.303:04:0110°W03:07:1139°SSW03:10:2110°SE
14 Jul-2.421:27:0610°SSW21:29:3720°SE21:32:1110°E
14 Jul-3.923:02:4110°WSW23:06:0168°SSE23:09:2310°E
15 Jul-3.700:39:2810°W00:42:5082°N00:46:1210°E
15 Jul-3.702:16:1810°W02:19:3653°SSW02:22:5310°SE
15 Jul-3.722:15:0710°SW22:18:2452°SSE22:21:4110°E
15 Jul-3.823:51:4710°W23:55:0982°N23:58:3210°E
16 Jul-3.901:28:3610°W01:31:5869°SSW01:35:1810°ESE
16 Jul-2.403:05:4710°W03:08:2221°SW03:10:5710°SSE
16 Jul-3.321:27:3810°SW21:30:4838°SSE21:33:5710°E
16 Jul-3.823:04:0410°W23:07:2787°N23:10:5010°E
17 Jul-3.900:40:5510°W00:44:1783°SSW00:47:3910°ESE
17 Jul-2.902:17:5210°W02:20:5029°SSW02:23:4710°SSE
17 Jul-3.922:16:2310°WSW22:19:4582°SSE22:23:0710°E
17 Jul-3.823:53:1210°W23:56:3586°N23:59:5810°E

Visible Iridium Flares
DateTimeMagnitudeAltitudeAzimuthSatellite
No visible Iridium Flares during this time period

 

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