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136108 Haumea lies in the opposite direction to the Sun in the sky, making it optimally positioned to be observable for much of the night.

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Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

32.72°N
117.16°W
PDT

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Thu, Apr 18, 2024


Sunrise 06:12
Sunset 19:20
Twilight ends 20:48
begins 04:45

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

82%

10 days old


Rise Set
Mercury 05:41 18:24
Venus 05:46 18:18
Moon 14:48 04:15
Mars 04:36 16:16
Jupiter 07:24 21:02
Saturn 04:23 15:50

All times shown in PDT.
The sky on 18 April 2024
Sunrise
06:12
Sunset
19:20
Twilight ends
20:48
Twilight begins
04:45

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

82%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:41 12:03 18:24
Venus 05:46 12:02 18:18
Moon 14:48 21:36 04:15
Mars 04:36 10:26 16:16
Jupiter 07:24 14:13 21:02
Saturn 04:23 10:07 15:50
All times shown in PDT.